Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

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  • Science Communication and Media Training Workshop on 19 January
  • Networking Reception "Arctic Games" organized together with the Fram Centre in Tromsø on 21 January
  • "Science For Schools" together with the Arctic Frontiers and the Science Centre of Northern Norway (Nordnorsk Vitensenteret)
  • APECS also organised the poster awards for the conference for early career poster presenters

Science Communications Workshop Agenda

12:00 - 12:15                                                Welcome and Introduction
12:15 - 13:00  Tweeting Science: Why - and how, it works (Tom Fries, Arctic Council Secretariat, Norway)
13:00 - 13:30  Communicating Science with Patricia Azinhaga (University of Coimbra, Portugal) and Jose Xavier (University of Coimbra,    Portugal / British Antarctic Survey, UK)
13:30 - 14:10  Working with the media with Bjørn Lindahl (Svenska Dagbladet, Sweden) 
14:10 - 14:30   Working with the media with Malin Avenius (frilans Sverige Radio) 
14:30 - 15:00   Climage change as a case study to discuss how journlists and the media communicate science "the good, the bad and the  ugly" (Tom Yulsman, University of Colorado, United States) 

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