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 email@example.com:
- 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