Do you have an important story to share about your research? Can you tell that story in a concise and compelling way?
If you attending Congress 2017, drop in and meet the editors of The Conversation Canada, a new not-for-profit project helping researchers share their knowledge with millions of readers worldwide. Discuss with the editors what makes for a good pitch and get tips on writing clear, concise and timely research-driven analysis. https://meettheeditorsoftheconversationcanada.eventbrite.com
The session on Wednesday is hosted by The Conversation Canada editor, Scott White. Scott brings decades of experience in national journalism to the role, including 16 years as Editor-in-Chief of The Canadian Press.
They are also hosting a writing workshop for Humanities and Social Sciences researchers at all career stages. They will explore how and when to pitch your ideas for a story and how to go about writing your article in a clear, concise and compelling way for a broad audience.
Launching in the Spring, The Conversation Canada will be the sixth national affiliate in the global network of academic journalism. Their mission is to enhance the visibility, national and global reach and impact of Canadian scholars and universities. Their team of professional editors work with researchers to unlock their knowledge for audiences across Canada, contributing and contribute to abetter understanding of current affairs and complex issues.
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