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Topic: Communicating Science for Impact: Strategies for Reaching Diverse Audiences & Maximizing Benefits

Dates: 25-27 September, 2023 

Location: WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

Language of instruction: English

Application deadline: 15 July 2023

* If your application is accepted, your travel expenses from your home institution to and from Vienna, and accommodation costs will be covered, under the ENGAGE.EU program, by your home university. The additional costs for academic and cultural events during the ENGAGE.EU Science Communication Workshop will be met by the host university. 

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About the ENGAGE.EU Science Communication Workshop

Science communication is an essential skill for researchers to effectively share their findings with a broader audience. The ENGAGE.EU science communication workshop is a three-day program for PhD students, which aims to provide valuable insights and practical tips on how to communicate complex scientific concepts to diverse audiences. 

The event will feature distinguished speakers from ENGAGE.EU universities who will share their experiences and best practices in science communication. They will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the current landscape of science communication and highlight the importance of effective communication in bridging the gap between researchers and the public.

Overall, the event on science communication for PhD students offers a unique and valuable opportunity for researchers to develop the skills needed to effectively communicate their research to diverse audiences. It’s a must-attend event for anyone who wants to make a greater impact with their research and engage with the public in a meaningful way.

Workshop Format and Topics

The event will offer interactive sessions and workshops where participants can practice their communication skills and receive feedback from experts. These sessions will cover a range of topics, including use of social media, public speaking, and engaging with different audiences. Participants will learn how to craft compelling messages and tailor their communication style to suit their intended audience.

Additional Activities

In addition to enhancing communication skills, this event will provide an excellent opportunity for networking with fellow researchers from different scientific disciplines. Participants will have the chance to connect with like-minded individuals and build meaningful relationships that may lead to future collaborations. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a social and cultural program in Vienna. 

Your Profile

The ENGAGE.EU Science Communication Workshop is targeted at prae docs and PhD students of any citizenship and any field of study who are enrolled in an ENGAGE.EU partner university.


To apply for the ENGAGE.EU Science Communication Workshop you should provide:  

  • Completed form,
  • CV (education, work experience, language skills, study/work abroad, other relevant skills and experiences).

ENGAGE.EU strongly encourages scholars of all genders and scholars belonging to underrepresented groups to apply. 

Please fill in the form below and submit your CV electronically (in a PDF file) by 15 July 2023. Applications received after this date may not be considered.

Invitations to participate will be communicated no later than 15 August 2023.