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Standing up for science & Peer review workshops

25/08/2017 09:54:27

Standing up for science

Find out about how to make your voice heard in public debates.

Friday 22nd September, 10.30am - 5pm

Workshop to be held at University of Edinburgh

Standing up for science is a full day workshop, free for STEM early career researchers and scientists (PhD students, post-docs or equivalent).

Meet scientists who've engaged with the media and learn from respected science journalists about how the media works. how to respond and comment, and what journalists want and expect from scientists.

To apply to attend this workshop, please fill out the application form by 5pm, Friday 8 September.

For more details, get in touch with Abigail Jones 

More information HERE 

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Peer review: the nuts and bolts

Find out about peer review, debate challenges to the system and discuss the role of peer review for scientists and the public.

Friday 20th October, 2pm - 6pm

Workshop to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcadden Road, Glasgow.

Peer review: the nuts and bolts is a free half-day workshop for early career researchers and will explore how peer review works, how to get involved, the challenges to the system, and the role of peer review in helping the public to evaluate research claims.

Should peer review detect plagiarism, bias or fraud? What does peer review do for science and what does the scientific community want it to do for them? Should reviewers remain anonymous? Does it illuminate good ideas or shut them down?

To apply to attend this workshop, please fill out the application form by 5pm, Monday 2 October.

For more details, get in touch with Abigail Jones 

More information HERE

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