Media Training for FNR Principal Investigators

The FNR invites all Principal Investigators (PI) on its research programmes to a half day of media training. The half-day training session will take place on Wednesday, 15 June – deadline to register is Thursday, 9 June.


The training session will help improve the dissemination of scientific work and explore how engagement with the media and the public can benefit researchers and their research.

Participants will acquire the theoretic and practical skills needed to conduct a successful interview or public appearance, also learning how to communicate key messages to the public.


12:45-13:00: Registration and coffee

13:00-14:30: Theoretical concepts (in English): Communication channels, Luxembourg’s media landscape, body language, best practices, etc.

14:30-15:00: Coffee break

15:00-18:00: Practical exercises (Two separate sessions will be held in parallel in French/English and German/English.)

The training will be held by Dirk Hans (scienceRELATIONS Wissenschaftskommunikation) and Ingo Knopf (Independent Author and Director)

How to register

Registration link (please register by Thursday, 9 June 2016 at the latest and indicate your language preferences).

More information

Download the invitation

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