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  • 02 Dec 2016
  • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tramshed, Cardiff
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Using Social Media to Communicate your Science

What is it about?

Social Media is being increasingly used to bring science to a broader audience. This one-day training session will help you understand the benefits of using social media and how to use the different platforms on offer. You'll hear about organisations who do it well and gain some top tips about simple, but effective ways to increase the visibility of your posts. We'll discuss some potential pitfalls and some Dos and Don'ts of using additional content such as photos, videos and infographics - and conclude with ways of evaluating the success of your campaigns.

Venue: Tramshed Tech, Cardiff

When: Friday 2 December, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Organisers/Speakers:

Dr Lisa Whittaker, Research Engagement Officer at Tenovus Cancer Care and a social media trainer.

Sarah Vining, STEM Marketing Consultant, Founder of SciEnts.co.uk and BIG Administrator

Cost for BIG members to attend: 

£45 per person which includes refreshments and a light sandwich lunch.

Non-members will need to join BIG first to participate, at a cost of £30 for annual membership.

Please make sure you are logged in as a member before you register for this event. If you have just joined, you can register for the event straight away.

20 delegate places available - this course is likely to sell out quickly.

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