The Training Group

The Training Group is a partnership between science made simple and Graphic Science; two organisations who between them have over 30 years of professional experience in the field of science communication and public engagement. We offer training and professional development courses for scientists, engineers, researchers, STEM practitioners and science communicators.


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We can offer one and two-day courses depending on your requirements. Core topics include:

  • An overview of science communication
  • Practical activities to improve your communication skills
  • Planning and evaluating an event – considering the audience’s needs
  • Knowing your audience – who they are and where to find them
  • Next steps – finding funding, information and existing initiatives

In addition, you can choose optional modules to tailor the course specifically to your needs:

  • Who are the public?
  • What is best in style and approach?
  • Ideas for events and venues
  • Learning – different styles and contexts
  • Working with the media
  • Working with schools
  • Using new media – film, blogs, podcasts etc
  • Demo to go – practical examples of simple activities



Please contact The Training Group for more information.