Writing for public audiences: get involved in The Conversation
Want to raise the profile of your research and engage with the wider public? Come along to find out how you can get involved in The Conversation and get top tips about writing expert opinion articles from their technology editor.
The University of Oxford has recently become a member of The Conversation – an online source of thought-provoking articles written by researchers and academics for the public in the UK and globally.
The articles are often picked up by other media (e.g. the BBC, The Guardian, The Washington Post). To date, over 200 Oxford researchers and academics have published articles attracting 8 million readers from across the world.

OBJECTIVES: – Increase awareness of what The Conversation is – Increase awareness and understanding of how to get involved in The Conversation – Increase and reinforce understanding of basic concepts of writing effective opinion articles for the public
Date: 31 January 2017, 15:00 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Hilary 2017)
Venue: Department of Psychiatry, Common Room
Speaker: Miriam Frankel (Science Editor, The Conversation)
Organising department: Department of Psychiatry
Organisers: Ruth Abrahams, Academic Divisions
Organiser contact email address: ruth.abrahams@psych.ox.ac.uk
Part of: The Conversation Training Series
Booking required?: Recommended
Booking email: alison.brindle@medsci.ox.ac.uk
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Alison Brindle