Training

ARE YOU UNSURE HOW TO COMMUNICATE YOUR RESEARCH IN A SIMPLE, ENGAGING WAY OR HOW TO SET UP SCIENCE WORKSHOPS FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC?

The FNR offers various types of training to support you:

Media training for researchers

Researchers learn how to communicate with the media and how to effectively place their messages in an understandable way.

Science journalism training

Researchers, journalists and science communicators learn how to use the web to write for a lay audience about science/their work.

Science communication training

Researchers learn basic tools for presenting their work in a pitch or in front of a camera.

Mr Science training

Teachers, educators, animators, science communicators and researchers learn how to communicate scientific content towards lay audiences and young people.

Training sessions are organised regularly and communicated via our FNR Info newsletter, our webpage and our social media channels Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

LATEST NEWS ABOUT TRAINING

Web video training for students, researchers and science communicators *postponed*

You want to communicate about your research or your passion of science through a YouTube video? If you are motivated to learn how to produce your own science web video, join us for a thrilling two-day training. Organised by the FNR, in cooperation with Wissenschaft im Dialog and the Fast Forward Science contest, this workshop will give you all insights and tools on how to produce your own science web video. Update: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this training has been postponed from April to Autumn 2020 (exact date to follow).

Training: How to design a hands-on workshop for a lay audience? (FULLY BOOKED!)

Do you plan to submit a proposal for a workshop at the Researchers’ Days? The FNR is organising an interactive training session for researchers and science communicators, with tips and tricks on how to present research through fun, hands-on science activities. The session will take place on Thursday, 5 March 2020. First-come, first-serve – deadline Monday, 3 March 2020.

FNR media training for researchers – fully booked!

Have you ever wondered about how to involve the public with your research? Would you like to improve your communication skills to talk to the media and the public? What to say during an interview to get your message across? Would you like to feel safer in front of a TV camera or when communicating on social media? Register now for the FNR’s media training for researchers, taking place on Thursday, 17 October 2019. Update: This training is now fully booked.

FNR media training for Principal Investigators – fully booked!

Have you ever wondered about how to involve the public with your research? Would you like to improve your communication skills to talk to the media and the public? What to say during an interview to get your message across? Would you like to feel safer in front of a TV camera or when communicating on social media? Register now for the FNR media training for PI’s, taking place on Wednesday, 16 October 2019. Update 23/09: fully booked! A waiting list has been put in place.

ESOF 2020: Call for individual travel grants

The FNR is offering 8 travel grants to excellent young researchers who represent the Luxembourg research community at the Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) 2020 which takes place from 4 – 9 July in Trieste, Italy. Application deadline has been extended to Monday, 28 October 2019.

MSCA Individual Fellowships – Grant Writing Workshop

Luxinnovation is organising a grant writing workshop aimed at recent or prospective postdocs moving to Luxembourg from all scientific areas, both public and private, as well as principal investigators and research facilitators. The workshop takes place on Monday, 11 June 2018, with a registration deadline of Tuesday, 1 May.

FNR media training for researchers: Fully booked!

Do due high demand, the FNR media training for researchers, taking place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, is now fully booked!  Anyone wishing to be placed on a waiting list should send an email to sonia.ramos@fnr.lu. Should any places become available, you will be contacted. Download flyer (PDF)

FNR Media Training for Principal Investigators: Fully booked!

Due to high demand, the FNR media training for PIs is now fully booked!

Training: How to design a hands-on science workshop for a lay audience – fully booked!

The FNR is organising an interactive training session for researchers and science communicators, with tips and tricks on how to present research through fun, hands-on science activities. The session will take place on Wednesday, 5 July 2017.  **UPDATE 20 June 2017: This training is now fully booked!  If you would like to be placed on a … Continued

Science Slam training: Learn how to present your research in a creative way!

In the lead up to the next edition of the Science Slam on 17 November, the FNR together with LuxDoc, are organising a training day to help researchers and scientists learn skills to help present their research in  a creative way in 10 minutes. The training takes place on 7 November in Esch / Belval.  During this workshop participants will … Continued

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