The EWDA Student Board is thrilled to present the next EWDA Student Workshop!
The EWDA Student Chapter Workshop online 2021 "communicating science in wildlife conservation" is designed for under-graduate and post-graduate students, as well as early stage professionals keen to pursue a career in conservation medicine, wildlife conservation, wildlife ecology and management, and related fields.
The workshop aims to provide theoretical and practical knowledge of communicating science at different audiences. A limited number of students keen to challenge themselves will have access to an EWDA customised online platform to help creating an engaging scientific presentation. Finally, each participant will get a glance inside the remarkable work of some of the most renowned wildlife research institutes in Europe!
Phase One -March 18th 2021 The Student Workshop is open for everyoneand will consist of online lectures by internationally renowned wildlife professionals and scientists, covering the following topics:
Scientific writing and reading
Presenting science: conference talk vs poster presentation
General presentation techniques and scientific illustrating
Use of science for world changing policy
Science in media and public engagement
Phase Two Active participants will have a four-week-time frame to prepare a lecture or poster presentation on a given peer-reviewed scientific paper by a hosted organisation on the related evening. Hosting participants will obtain access to an EWDA tailored online platform provided by NaturalScience.Careers (https://naturalscience.careers/). The platform will be available for a six-month-period following phase one.
Phase Three - April, 19th - 22nd Online evening sessions, each with a renowned wildlife research institution within Europe! The evenings include lectures by wildlife professionals, participant lectures and poster presentations with live feedback and close-knit virtual student-mentor-mixers (only for active participants).
Join us for a journey into the fascinating world of how to communicate wildlife science!