2016 JCOM Masterclasses - Deadline for grants: 10th of May

Registration and grant application are open for the third edition of JCOM Masterclasses, the short, intensive international training courses to empower scientists, senior-middle managers of cultural institutions and other professionals to communicate science through different media to various audiences.
The four courses – each one lasting five days – include theoretical presentation, practical workshop and peer-to-peer learning. Speakers are leading professionals in the sector, researchers in science communication and experts at an international level.
Participants will improve their personal skills in various fields of the communication of science – from the development of interactive exhibitions to the conception and management of a visitor centre, from the facilitation of discussions on controversial issues to the communication of personal research. Participants will have the opportunity to present their own projects and discuss them with colleagues and tutors.
The four Autumn 2016 courses will beheld from September to December 2016 at the Adriatico Guesthouse of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste (Italy).
Standard fee is Euros 950, but 30% reduction is applied to many institutions and members of a number of international networks.
ICTP grants cover all participation costs, and are reserved to scientists and professionals working in a developing country.
For more information, deadlines and detailed programmes visit the website:
JCOM Masterclasses are organized by Sissa Medialab with the partnership of SISSA; ICTP, ICGEB, SISSA, and Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste and the collaboration of the Trieste Architect Association.
165 participants from 50 different countries attended the past editions of the JCOM Masterclasses, reporting to have gained theoretical knowledge, practical guidelines, new ideas and inspiration. 


Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 16:20