Represent Innsbruck in Iceland!

Join the PhD Impact – Mas­ter class on Pub­lic Outre­ach in Rey­kja­vík!

Are you a doctoral student enrolled at Universität Innsbruck? Do you want your doctoral research to reach a wider audience and make an impact on society? Then join the PhD Impact – Master class on Public Outreach from June 5 to 8, 2023 in Iceland. Mobility funding is available.

PhD Impact, the Aurora Master Class on Public Outreach for Doctoral Candidates, will help you make a splash with your doctoral research not only in academia but in wider society.  Under the guidance of experts in scientific communication and public outreach, you will learn how to present your dissertation project in three minutes or less to generalist audiences through an exciting Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. You will also take workshops on public speaking, effective slides, social media, podcasting, videos and much more, all in the company of a diverse group of peers.

To participate, please apply by March 27, 2023 to

  • confirmation of enrolment
  • letter of motivation
  • 1-page-presentation / poster of your research

Selected students can apply for an Aurora Student Mobility Grant.


Workshops: Monday-Wednesday, 9-12

3MT preparation: Monday-Wednesday, 13-16, Thursday 9-12

3MT competition: Thursday, 13-17
Group trip to the Vesturbæjarlaug neighborhood pool (bring a swimsuit and towel), Monday, 16-17:30

Post-3MT reception at Stúdentakjallarinn Student bar, Thursday, 17-19

A more detailed schedule is forthcoming.


Marketing in science popularization – Matěj Dostálek

Storytelling in science communication – Bernard Weingartner

Nailing it: writing short descriptions of your research for social media – Toby Wikström

3MT Information Session for the Judging Panel – Noro Andriamanalina 

Find more informarion here.
Download the flyer here.


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