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Science Writing and Blogging Workshop  May 28, 2019

Science Media Centre is happy to announce:

Workshop on Science Writing  and Science Blogging!

Abhishek Dhawan
(CEO at at Feelsofts, Youth icon, TEDx speaker)

Date: 28-29 May 2019

Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Venue: Science Media Centre, Guest house complex, IISER Pune

Abstract: Scientific Writing or Scientific Blogging is an excellent medium for science education and outreach and it also opens door for an artistic career path. This two-day workshop will provide basic training in science writing including hands-on experience and will shed light on science writing as entrepreneurship. The workshop will be conducted by Abhishek Dhawan, an engineer owing the company ‘Feelsofts’. He is a TEDx speaker who spoke at TEDx Gcek on ‘curing the incurable’. He is a passionate researcher, analyser and a creative content writer.

Eligibility: Science undergraduates and graduates who are passionately interested in writing and are looking forward to build science writing as business.

Selection process: Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be selected for the workshop. In addition to the basic eligibility above, we may use other criteria based on the received applications to shortlist candidates depending on the number and quality of applications received.

Support: Selected participants will be provided double sharing accommodation and food for the entire duration of the course. Travelling allowance is not included. Participants are expected to stay for the full duration of the programme. It is mandatory for all the participants to attend all sessions.

Supported by: IISER Pune, National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), Department of Science and Technology (DST)

Registration link

Registration is free and open until 10 May 2019. List of selected candidates will be displayed on Science Media Centre website of IISER Pune.