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, 12 March 2020.

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, 12 March, 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.


The training is now fully booked.

If you wish to be on the waiting list, please send an email to with following details:

  • name
  • organisation
  • position
  • email
  • if you already held an activity at the Researchers’ Days or the Science Festival

Researchers’ Days 2022: Call for proposals!

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