A Masterclass in Science Communication
Friday, 2 February 2018, Lynnwood Conference Centre, Lynnwood, Pretoria

Programme

08:30 09:00 Registration
Session 1
09:00 11:00 Science and society: A brief history
The norms that govern science: what communicators need to know
Science communication: Key theoretical foundations
11:00 11:30 Refreshment break
Session 2
11:30 13:00 Scientists as public communicators: motivators and barriers
Scientists' ambivalence about public engagement
13:00 14:00 Lunch
Session 3
14:00 15:15 The world of the science communication practitioner
Responsible (and ethical) science communication
Professionalisation of science communication practice
15:15 15:30 Break
Session 4
15:30 16:30 Science communication as a field of research: challenges and opportunities
Bridging research and practice
The science behind communicating science