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News & Events
Free Film Screening: "Thin Ice: The Inside Story of Climate Science"
22nd April, 2013, 6pm
23 November 2011
Lectures & Symposia
The Complex Physics of Climate Change: Nonlinearity and Stochasticity
Michael Ghil, 14 Mar 2012
Royal Society of Canada Panel on Oil Sands
Professor Hrudey, 12th Dec 2011
Healthy Cities Symposium
4th May 2011
Communicating climate risk and the implications for food security – COP16 & beyond
16th Nov 2010
Climate Change Film Night
15th Oct 2010
Climate Predictions and Impacts: Past News & Events
Knowledge Exchange, the Media and Clmiate Science: A Workshop
Workshop convenor: Dr. Neil Gavin (Department of Politics, University of Liverpool).
Date: Wednesday, January 25th, 2.30 - 5.30pm (followed by a drinks reception).
Venue: Foster Court 101
Places: limited to 25 (on first-come – first-served basis)
Dr Gavin is a researcher in the politics and mediation of climate change, who - based upon this experience - is offering a free, half-day workshop outlining the opportunities and threats that confront climate change researchers involved in knowledge exchange and public outreach activities. The session is specifically geared towards those engaged in all aspects of climate science, and it augments, develops and extends (rather than replaces) the media training courses offered by organisations such as the NERC (e.g. NERC’s Engaging the Public with your Research’.)
Who should attend?
Everyone from first-year research students to experienced climate researchers. This course is invaluable for all who engage, or are planning to engage, in knowledge exchange to communicate their work to stakeholders and the public via the media or through outreach events. If you want to fully understand the arena within which you will be operating, and wish to meet the associated challenges, the course is for you.
What will attendees learn about?
· The journalistic environment and how this affects climate scientists’ engagement with the media.
· How the public react to climate change messages, and what this says about how to (and how not to) project your research.
· The politics of climate scepticism; what to expect in debate with ‘contrarians’; and best and worst practice in confronting them.
· The extent to which ‘climategate’ has changed the nature of the media environment.
· The dangers in misrepresenting climate science, even with the best of intensions.
· The resources available to climate researchers who are engaged in media and public outreach activities.
For further information contact: Professor Bill McGuire