An Introduction to Science Communication: How, Why, What? (GGG) online

target group:
PhD students of the GGG, other PhD students if free seats available

Thursday 10. February 10:00 - 12:30 h & Friday 11. February 2022 10:00 - 12:30 h

available seats: 16
course language: English
lecturers: Melissa Sollich and Romas Bielke


  • The course will be delivered in English. However, German translations can be offered at any time. Questions and discussion can be in either language.
  • The second session will build on the first so researchers should be available for both

Two sessions – 2.5 hrs each
The teaching will be in the form of short interactive seminars, with breaks and games for students and time for questions and answers. It will give researchers an overview of the main elements of science communication, including the tools to successfully communicate your research plus useful tips and common pitfalls

Session I
You will learn how to communicate your research to different audiences and what makes a good story. You will find out how journalists and the press operate.

Session II
We will consider controversial topics and difficult questions, followed by different ways to be involved - from science events to social media – plus what support you can get from the University. There will be time for questions and answers.

Please, send an e-mail to
Contact for more information: Nelly Schubert, Phone: +551 39-28217

This course is organized by the Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences (GGG).

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