Any ECRs out there looking to up their impact and learn new skills? Check this out if you haven’t seen it – – Research in Translation, “an exciting training programme designed to offer knowledge and first-hand experience to Early Career Researchers (ECRs) on how to communicate their research to the public. Working closely with museum practitioners, design professionals and museologists, participants will learn the skills and techniques to develop an effective museum exhibition or display to present their research to a wide range of audiences.”

It’s free for successful applicants.

I’m seriously considering this!!

Research in Translation

Research in Translation is an exciting training programme designed to offer knowledge and first-hand experience to Early Career Researchers (ECRs) on how to communicate their research to the public. Working closely with museum practitioners, design professionals and museologists, participants will learn the skills and techniques to develop an effective museum exhibition or display to present their research to a wide range of audiences.

The specialist, disciplinary specific nature of research means that academics can often find it hard to present their work to non-specialist audiences in a meaningful way. As the benefits of knowledge transfer become more apparent, being able to get across your research to the public (and to potential funders!) in effective, engaging and creative ways is a very important and valuable ability.

Research in Translation is a partnership between the School of Museum Studies (University of Leicester), Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, the Ironbridge International Institute for…

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