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Inviting applications for the Cambridge University 'Rising Stars' public engagement course

The Rising Stars course is aimed at undergraduates, postgraduates, post-docs and early career academics for a course in public engagement and educational outreach. We are looking for participants from all academic disciplines and are particularly keen on receiving applications from those thinking of pursuing a career in academia.

The course consists of five half-day sessions and participants will also be responsible for planning, organising and delivering a real outreach activity to the public.

Sessions will cover:

Introduction to public engagement and community outreach
Spoken communication skills
Communicating your subject
Working with the media

Courses run termly.

For further details and an online application form please visit:
http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/communications/community/star/

Application deadline is Friday 16 October 2009

To download the flyer for this course please click here.

Posted on 06/10/2009

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