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The Science Media Centre, IISER Pune is happy to announce an online workshop on ‘Writing about Science for Non-Scientific Audiences’, in collaboration with IndiaBioscience

 

Workshop: Writing about Science for Non-Scientific Audiences 

Details:

Date: 07/12/2020 to 11/12/2020 (5 days)

Last date of registration: 02/12/2020

Eligibility: Class XII passed (Science). No age limit.

Registration fee: None (It is a free workshop)

This is an online workshop.

 

To be conducted by: 

Dr. Shreya Ghosh

Shreya is currently the program manager for Science Communication at IndiaBioscience where she solicits, writes, and edits science news and articles for the website and coordinates various publications and projects. She has over 5 years of experience in science communication and has previously written for BioTechniques, i wonder..., and her blog, The Scientific Lens. Shreya obtained her Ph.D. in life sciences from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in 2018.

 

Dr. Vijeta Raghuram

Vijeta is the Program Manager-Education at IndiaBioscience and an Associate Editor of i wonder..., a science magazine for school teachers. As a writer and editor, she strives to augment science education in the country with thought-provoking articles and discussions on education. Vijeta obtained her Ph.D. in life sciences from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad in 2013, and has over 5 years of postdoctoral research experience.

 

Key highlights of the workshop:

This workshop aims to train students and researchers in writing about science in a way that is accessible, engaging, and effective. After completing the workshop, the participants should be able to -

  1. Identify good science stories and understand what makes them work

  2. Identify a suitable website/publication based on the target readers

  3. Pitch an article to a publication

  4. Interview a scientist or expert for the purpose of writing a science news story

  5. Do background research and fact-checking

  6. Understand the basics of creating a narrative flow

  7. Outline and prepare the first draft of a news story based on a research paper

  8. Edit and revise the first draft

  9. Become aware of and apply some good practices like sticking to word count, avoiding giving personal opinions (unless it is an opinion article), using quotes optimally, etc.

 

Day-wise content (Topics covered)

Day 1, 07/12/2020, Science and Storytelling

  • Why write about science?

  • Types of science writing

  • The use of storytelling crafts in science writing

  • Understanding the elements of a story

Day 2, 08/12/2020, Finding and pitching stories

  • Understanding what makes for a good science story

  • Picking out a story from a research paper

  • Pitching a story to an editor 

Day 3, 09/12/2020, Reporting on your story

  • Critically evaluating a research paper

  • Interviewing scientists

  • Doing your background research 

Day 4, 10/12/2020, Preparing your first draft

  • Outlining and creating a narrative flow

  • Crafting quality ledes and headlines

  • Writing your first draft

Day 5, 11/12/2020, Taking your draft to the next level

  • Self-editing and revising your first draft

  • Dealing with the curse of jargon

  • The importance of checking your facts

  • A checklist of things to go over before submitting the draft

 

Funding Agency:

This workshop is funded by the National Council for Science & Technology Communication, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and organized by the Science Media Centre, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune in collaboration with IndiaBioscience. 

Note:

Please enter your name correctly while registering for the event as it will be used in the same way in your certificate when you attend the full workshop successfully. 

For any query, contact us at sciencemediacentre@iiserpune.ac.in

 

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1 KIRAN BADAVE
2 PRATAP JENA
3 Manas Raikar
5 Siddhi Mahajan
6 Pallab Roygupta
7 AMIT SINGH
8 Er. Milan Kumar Raul
9 G M A Naushin Raheema
11 Nithya Kruthi
12 Shakuntla Ranawat
14 Sanjana Gupta
16 Khoirom Tamiza Mangang
17 Pornima Rajkarne
18 Yatin Batra
19 ZILL E ANAM
21 Dheeraj Dhiman
22 Monica Pandey
23 Rashmi Sheoran
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39 SWASTIK BISWAS
40 Santosh Sisolekar
42 Shatarupa Sarkar
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46 Anushka Banerjee
47 Rashi Agarwal
49 Priya Reddappa
51 Himani Arora
53 Krishna Belraj Menon
54 Ohviya Raja Prakash
55 SUPRIYA SAMANTA
56 Kirty Sharma
57 Nilkamal Chauhan
58 Juveriya Pinitod
59 Prerana Sharma
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65 SREEKIRAN CV
66 Mahendra singh Rawat
67 Amol Delmade
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96 Indranil Das
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100 Astha Sharma
101 Roopali Shekhawat
102 Neha Gharat
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105 Deepali Chauhan
106 Vidisha Vallabh
107 Sriparna Mondal
108 Amit Bagade
109 Avani Jangid
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122 Joshua Jaison
125 Vinay Agrawal
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128 Nilofar Pathan
130 Debanjali Hajra
131 Harshna Chhetri
132 Aryash Jain
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140 Ashitha BA
141 Chirantan Saigaonkar
142 BURRI PRUTHVI RAJ
143 Ashutosh Agrahari
144 RITVI KARKHANIS
145 Mangala Gowri M
147 Yash Gurbani
148 Parveen Rewri
149 Aayush Anand
150 Adhrit Pradeep
151 HAZE SUBIN C
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162 Tanmay Arora
165 Aditya Khanna
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167 Sreshtha Jadhav
168 Aditi Deshpande
169 Viresh Pomaji
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183 Swathi Selvaraj
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186 Akanksha Goyal
188 Atiksha Singh
190 Sanket Bangar
191 Neev Shah
192 Zenia Zuraiq
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216 Hasathi Bhagavatula
218 Devesh Sharma
219 Deboshruti Mitra
221 Aishwarya Garg
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224 Ruchir Sahni
225 Soumi Sarkar
226 Sayan Neogi
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228 Kamakshi Srivastava
229 Shivangi Joshi
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231 Satish Kumar Anumula
232 Shivani Verma
233 Anamika Dutta
234 Aboli Shinde
235 Arohi Diwakar
237 Daanish Peerkhan
238 Manali Bagade
239 Mangaiyarkarasi S
240 Ranjith R
241 Treesa Samson
242 Vaibhav Shelar
244 Pranav Maheshwari
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248 Manu Yadav
251 NIDHI SHINDE
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255 Vikas Agarwal
256 Aryan Chugh
257 Hansika Chhabra
258 Ramya jyothi Uradikotha
260 Shiney Peter
261 Shrihar Kanikar
263 Arya Antherjanam V
264 Debajyoti Guha
266 Sakshi Bhalla
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274 Kishori Lad
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276 Kavitha Sankaranarayanan
277 Maya Murdeshwar
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281 Sahiba Malik
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287 Saniya Waghode
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298 Leenisha Dsilva
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301 Supriya M
302 Urmila Joshi
303 Aditi Jain
304 Medha Taskar
305 Theja Venugopal
307 Ami Kukadiya
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317 Aashka Shah
318 Jordan Fernandes
319 Naveen Isarapu
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321 Ashish Gupta
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342 Srirang Nabar
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382 Sushmita Krishnan
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389 Rajat Vishwakarma
390 Chinmay Kalluraya
391 Shirish Joshi
392 Anish Paul
393 Julie Jacob Thomas
394 Prakhar Awasthi
395 Abrar Momaya
396 Deepti Roy
398 Sakshi Sunil Naik
399 Mukul Madhekar
400 Vidya Krishnamoorthy
401 SHIKHA GAUTAM
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409 Surabhi Sonam
410 Pragya Sharma
411 Durva Khedkar
412 Ujjwala Naithani
414 ISWARYA I
415 Murari Tapaswi
416 Uddeepta Deka
417 Makrnd Kedar
418 Aditi Krishnan
419 Pratanu Kayet
420 Amiya P Anil
421 SIVARENJANI B
422 Urshila Naithani
423 Maitreyee Khobragade
424 PRAKSHI ANEJA
425 Harshad Parekar
427 SAUMYA RANJAN SATRUSAL
428 Pragyananda Choudhury
429 SHALINI SHARMA
430 Hrushikesh Kutray
431 Midhun B
432 Ramya Shekhar
433 Retheesh Krishnan
434 Aneesha Acharya
435 Dr.Talla Sridhar Goud
437 Venkat Sai Ganesh Gadi
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439 MISHA KUMARI
440 Sparsh Sharma
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442 Manjima Gopan
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487 Ninad Shah
488 Ahana Addhya
490 Durgesh kumar
491 VIKRAM SINGH MEENA
492 Rajat Bengre
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494 Karthik Shrinivasan
496 Kiran Tonapi
499 Sanchari Sannigrahi
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501 Kiran M R
503 Ashwini Nivendkar
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564 Surbhi Munda
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580 Roopkatha Bhattacharya
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582 Bhavya Mohan
583 Aashiya Anitha Shaji
584 urvi agrawal
585 Soheyla Zali
586 Anagha Muralidharan

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