13th Science Communication Workshop, March 2016

24 Nov 2015

13th Science Communication Workshop, March 2016

Note: We are not accepting any application for this now. Selected candidates will be informed by end of January 2016.

13th Science Communication Workshop

The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance is pleased to announce its 13th Science Communication Workshop that will be held in Hyderabad on 21-22 March 2016. The Workshop will provide an interactive platform for young researchers to discuss with their peers and mentors various issues pertaining to science communication and career advancement.

The Workshop will cover aspects like:
- Presentation skills
- Grants writing
- Manuscript writing
- Ethics in research
- Learning from choices/ Planning a successful career in science

To apply for participation in the Workshop, applicant must be
- a senior PhD student OR a junior postdoctoral researcher OR an allied health professional OR a clinician/public health researcher who has completed a postgraduate medical/public health degree (MD/MS/MDS/MPH/equivalent) and is involved in active research
- broadly working in the area of biomedical science at a Research Institute/University in India
- prepared to submit a 1000-word research proposal, if invited to attend the Workshop. During the Grantsmanship module of the Workshop, a mentor would provide feedback on the proposal.

Deadline for the submission of the application online is 18 DECEMBER 2015, 6:00 PM IST
Note: Only applicants who are selected to attend the Workshop will be notified by late-January 2016

Please write to us should you have any questions regarding this workshop or visit our website for more information.

We would appreciate if you could display this flier on your notice board and/or share this information with anyone who might be interested in participating at this workshop.

Banner image: Neuronal synapse, artwork 

Image credit: Stephen Magrath, Wellcome Images