ICB CDT Transferable Skills training: Science and Communication with the BBC

This course aims to give students hands-on experience in what it is like to produce radio and television content, whilst giving practical guidance in science communication.

Aims and objectives

  • to explore the various ways in which the research community engages with non-specialist audiences
  • to survey the various social media platforms and discover which best suits your research and communication agenda
  • to give a first-hand insight into how the media works
  • to practise media techniques like interviewing, scriptwriting and presenting
  • to acquire a renewed, savvy attitude to the media and wider engagement
  • to experiment across media platforms in the supportive and safe space of our friendly, informal training environment
  • to have fun!