APECS workshop at SCARBio17 highlights

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from “Piled Higher and Deeper” by Jorge Cham http://www.phdcomics.com

Our overall schedule for the workshop on July 9th immediately prior to SCARBio17 is generally finalized. In the morning we will have exciting talks & time for questions with five invited speakers, in the afternoon we will proceed to a hands-on practice session. In between lunch will be provided. The workshop is centered on science communication and data management, which is interesting not only for biologists!

Highlights:

José Xavier (scientist at BAS & U. Coimbra):
“Polar Science, Education and Policy Making: the three major parts of the puzzle to be a young scientist today?” 

Anne-Claire Bihan-Poudec (journalist at UPT):
“Sharing science through Exploration”

Siska Waelkens (science comm expert at KU Leuven):
“Scientists on the bridge – handling the gap between scientific complexity and low-threshold communication”

Stéphanie Brabant (journalist at Thalassa/France TV):
“How to communicate or explain science easily to journalists”

Grant Humphries (data scientist at Black Bawks):
“Scientific ibuprofen: Preventing headaches with data management”
Some registrations can still be accepted, make sure to be fast, if you haven’t signed up yet!

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