Science Communication Training

Europlanet 2020 RI offers planetary scientists free training workshops on science communication and engaging with a range of audiences, including the media, the public and policy makers.

Training includes residential summer schools and meetings during summer months, as well as workshops during the European Planetary Science Congress.

2017 – Europlanet Summer School: Space missions, ground-based observations and science communication

In 2017, the Europlanet Summer School at the Moletai Observatory in Lithuania has included six science communication modules:

⁃Basics of Science Communication

⁃Writing for the Media

⁃Engaging with Schools

⁃Engaging with the Public

⁃Social Media Communications

⁃Interactive best practice and feedback in science communication

2016 – Engaging with Schools: Training for Researchers

The first Europlanet Science Communication Training workshop was held to coincide with the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS) in Athens in July 2016 and focused on engaging with schools.