October 16th
October 17th
Science Communication Outreach visual
Career Development Course

Science Communication & Outreach

Participants will learn about the importance of communicating knowledge to the wider public, understand the variety of ways of doing science communication, and build their own science communication strategy and toolbox. Through mini-lectures, group discussion, practical exercises, and self-reflection, the workshop consists of six modules: (i) Introduction to Science Communication (2h), (ii) Effective and Inclusive Communication (2h) (iii) Building My Science Communication Strategy and Toolbox (3h), (iv) Public Speaking Fundamentals (1h), (v) 1:1 Sessions (0.5h), and (vi) My STEM Pitch & Strategy (1.5h)

Course in English
Registration deadline



The goal is for participants to understand key elements of science communication and learn how to improve and practice effective communication and outreach. Knowledge, tools, methods, and personal feedback are given.

Practical Informations

Practical Informations

16th October 2023 - 9 am to 5 pm

17th October 2023 - 9 am to 5 pm

Selection result
October 5, 2023
There is no registration fee for this course
Institut Curie - Bâtiment de Biologie du Développement - Annexes 1 & 2
11 Rue Pierre et Marie Curie
75248 Paris cedex 05

Maximum Number of Participants

15 people

Number of Participants

15 participants

Selection Criteria

This course is open to all Institut Curie's employees but priority is given to PhDs and post-docs.



Eugenia Covernton | Modules (i), (ii), (v) and (vi)

Eugenia Covernton studied Biotechnology in Argentina and Science Management in South Korea, before moving to France in 2014 for a PhD in Virology. She is fascinated by viruses, but her true passions are education and science communication. She has 5 years of experience training and coaching researchers on science communication and outreach. She also runs the non-profit Lecturers Without Borders and is involved in several projects related to community engagement in science.


Joana Moscoso | Modules (iii), (iv) and (v)

Joana is a former Life Scientist. She is part of MIT Innovator Under 35 and of the TOP 100 Women in Social Enterprise. Currently she is Co-founder and director of Native Scientist. And also co-founder and co-director of Chaperone.


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