Geneva, Switzerland

Science Communication in the Post-COVID19 Era

when 26 June 2023 - 1 July 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee CHF 1000

The Summer School "Science Communication In The Post-COVID-19 Era" aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the key principles and strategies of science communication in the current global context. The program will cover a range of topics, including writing and storytelling for a lay audience, curating dialogues for impact, navigating fake news and alternative facts, risk communication and community engagement, the relationship between science and society, the neural basis of decision-making and strategies for building strong public relations between between politics and academic institutions. The course will be led by some of the leading experts in the field of science communication, including Pulitzer Prize winner Prof. Deborah Blum, Dr. Margaret Harris, spokesperson for the World Health Organization, Dr. Ana Godinho, Head of Communication at CERN, and other knowledgeable experts.

Course leader

Course directors:

Prof. Christoph Renner
Vice-Dean, Professor, Department of Quantum Matter Physics, Faculty of Science, UNIGE

Massimo Caine
Chargée d’information, Editor-in-chief, TheScienceBreaker, Faculty of Science, UNIGE

Fee info

CHF 1000: Professionals fee
CHF 800: External students fee