Geneva, Switzerland

Science Communication in the Post-COVID19 Era

when 27 June 2022 - 1 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee CHF 1000

MODULE 1 – How to communicate in risk communication and community engagement
• Risk management communication
• Crisis communication
• Public engagement

MODULE 2 – Navigating fake news and alternative facts
• The anatomy of fake news
• The (il)logic narrative behind pseudoscience
• Media, social media, and books to address uncertain audiences

MODULE 3 – Build an online community to foster science education
• Online communities
• Convey fact-based information
• Empower science education for all

MODULE 4 – Science communication writing and illustration
• Write for a lay audience in a clear and concise way
• Convey the passion for science and its impact
• Use visual arts to engage the audience with scientific subjects

• CERN: Educational activities and Science gateway
• World Economic Forum: Top Link

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