Training: How to design a hands-on workshop for a lay audience

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, 11 July 2019. Update: This training is now fully booked!

Science Festivals, Researchers’ Days, Open Days.. There are numerous occasions on which the general public invited to come and exchange with researchers, What defines a successful science workshop? How can you catch the public’s attention? How do you explain your research to a lay audience?

In this science communication training, we will present best practices of past events and give you ideas on how to communicate your work through fun, interactive and easily understandable workshops for the general public. The training is offered in English only.

Time and location

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 13:00 – 17:00

Ancienne Gare Sandweiler-Contern (L-5280 Sandweiler)


Joseph Rodesch (Luxembourg National Research Fund – FNR). Science communicator, trainer and co-author of the Mr Science broadcasts on TV and radio.


We are sorry, but this training is now fully booked. This training is limited to 12 participants to ensure an immersive experience. New training opportunities will be communicated on the FNR website in due course.

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