The Story Collider: True Personal Stories about Science
|Starts:||12:30 26 Oct 2018|
|Ends:||17:00 26 Oct 2018|
|What is it:||Workshop|
|Organiser:||Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health|
|Who is it for:||University staff|
The art of the story. Science with heart. Welcome to the Story Collider!
Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means that we all have science stories to tell.
The University is delighted to welcome The Story Collider team to Manchester. Their mission is to find science stories from as many different voices as possible and empower these storytellers with the skills they need to connect with audiences.
On 26th October 2018, The Story Collider will run their very successful storytelling workshop for academic, early-career researchers and public contributors to develop their very own science stories.
Following the afternoon training session, free tickets will be provided to 30 workshop participants to see a Story Collider show for themselves that evening - run in partnership with ScienceGrrl and the Manchester Science Festival (https://www.manchestersciencefestival.com/event/the-story-collider-2018/), at 6:30pm (Pie and Ale (The Beer Hall), in the Northern Quarter,
On 6th December 2018 the University of Manchester will welcome The Story Collider back to the city for our very own performance at The Birdcage from 6:30 - 9:30 pm. With the theme of 'Diversity,' workshop attendees will have the opportunity to apply to perform their own science stories at this event.
Who is the workshop for?
Staff (academic and PSS), post-graduate students and public contributors wishing to develop their own personal science stories.
What will the workshop involve?
It will combine lecture, discussion, reflective exercises and hands-on practice, facilitated bythe Story Colllider team.
We will be providing a sandwich lunch at 12:30
The workshop will commence at 13:00 and end by 17:00.
This initiative is funded by The University of Manchester 'Investing in Success' scheme.
The University co-ordinating team are: Dee-Ann Johnson, Suzanne Spicer, Kristin Trichler and Hawys Williams
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