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Tue 9 Jul 2019
12:00 - 14:00

Venue: Postdoc Centre @ Eddington, Sanders Hall

Provided by: Office of Postdoctoral Affairs


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Media Taster

Tue 9 Jul 2019


Learn how to sell your research to the media. You will pick up some tips on best media practice and how to spark interest in your specialism.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

Target audience
  • Postdoctoral Research Community within the University of Cambridge and Affiliated Research Institutions
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 9 Jul 2019   12:00 - 14:00 * 12:00 - 14:00 * Postdoc Centre @ Eddington, Sanders Hall map Paul Seagrove
* Optional session.

Participants will learn

  • How to prepare for and what to expect of radio and TV interviews
  • The dos and don'ts for interviews
  • About the support that the University can give them, both for publicising their research in print media and via radio and TV
Presenter Information

The event is delivered byPaul Seagrove, Communications Manager at the Office of External Affairs and Communications. Paul helps secure media coverage for research conducted by students and academics.

  • There will be ample time for questions and answers and sandwiches and drinks will be served.
  • Termly

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