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Public engagement training

Events and activities to support you to engage with the media or directly with the public.

Society for Endocrinology public engagement training

The following workshops and sessions are free of charge for Society members, and reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed. For further information or to apply for a place, please email

Media interview training with Boffin Media

10:00 - 16:30, 6 October 2017, central London

High quality, tailor-made training to prepare you for print, radio and television interviews. On this course, participants will receive exercises, multiple interviews, personal feedback and invaluable advice and insider tips from professional journalists to improve their skills when dealing with the media.  Find out more

Working with the media session 

10.30-12.00, Monday 6 Nov, SfE BES 2017*, Harrogate

Together with our science journalist, Society members Giles Yeo and Helen Simpson introduce you to the benefits of engaging with the media, what journalists need from specialists and top tips for getting your messages across effectively.

*you must be registered as a delegate at SfE BES 2017 to attend this session.

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Other recommended training

VoYS Standing up for Science media workshop

A free workshop that combines discussion about science-related controversies in media reporting with practical guidance and tips on how to deal with the media. Royal Pharmaceutical Society, London, Thursday 30 November 2017. Find out more

SMC Introduction to the news media

Free half day sessions that offer a beginner’s guide to the media, giving an insight into the way the news media works. Upcoming dates TBC.

Media Fellowship programme

Spend a few weeks working at the Guardian, BBC or other media outlet. Run by the British Science Association. Find out more


We also recommend the training opportunities listed by the National Coordinating Centre of Public Engagement