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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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Effective science communication is vital - not only for explaining the importance and impact of research to the public, media and funders, but also for cross-disciplinary collaboration. Designed for scientists and others with a strong scientific background in academic, industrial, commercial and professional settings, this course focuses on narrative and language for effective and inspiring communication, and examines how the changing media landscape is providing new ways to tell compelling stories about science.

Early Bird Discount Code! Book before the 30th of November and get £50 off. Use the code: 1819SSTEB when booking.



Fees for weekend courses cover tuition, meals (except breakfast) and refreshments, including morning coffee and afternoon tea during teaching hours, and travel on excursions (but not entrance fees to properties visited). Accommodation can be booked for an additional fee and includes breakfast.

VAT does not apply to course fees and there is no service charge (gratuities to domestic staff are left to your discretion).

EARLY BIRD discount

We are offering an early bird discount on this course for bookings received before the 30th of November 2018. Please use the following code on checkout to receive a £50 discount, making the total course fee £750. 

  • Discount code 1819SSTEB


Payment is by credit/debit card unless otherwise arranged. You can either pay in full at the time of booking, or pay a 15% registration fee as a deposit; the balance will automatically be taken two weeks before the start of the course. 


You may cancel a course booking at any time. After the 14 day cancellation period has expired, the standard ICE course cancellation policy will apply. Please view our refund and cancellation policy for further details.


The Cambridge University Press (CUP) Bursary Fund offers a bursary of 50% of the course fee to applicants who teach in a UK state school or state-funded further education institution, applying to study a day school, weekend course or online course.

Course dates

06 Feb 2019 to 08 Feb 2019

Course duration

3 days

Apply by

01 Feb 2019

Course fee


Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
United Kingdom

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