The debate over genetically-modified food is fascinating and complex. GM crops take on many different forms, whether they are designed to increase yield, withstand pests and adverse conditions, or have enhanced nutritional value. There are also intertwined environmental, social and economic factors to consider.
However you define a crisis, one thing is certain; no two are the same. One school of thought suggests that this means you cannot plan ahead, but Stempra believes differently. Ruth Francis reports on the crisis PR session from this year’s BIS funded Press Officer Training Day.
At the recent Stempra-BIS science press officer training day, Jen Middleton, Senior Media Officer at the Wellcome Trust, gave us her top 10 tips for science press officers.
Have you ever thought about going freelance? Or of setting up your own partnership or agency? Do you ever work with freelancers or agencies? What are the benefits and pitfalls? What do people look for in a good freelancer/agency? If your New Year’s resolution is to change your working week either by going freelance or outsourcing some of your work, this is your chance to hear from – and quiz – people who’ve already taken the plunge.
Date: Thursday 3rd April Panel: – Anthony Richards – Gallery Programmes Manager at the Science Museum, to talk about the apprenticeships scheme where apprentices work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Cultural Heritage and Venue Operations qualification – Matt Cartmell, head of Communications from the PRCA (Public Relations Consultants Association) who worked on the Intern […]
The FREE Stempra press officers’ training day brings together interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine PR professionals from across the UK. Speakers include journalist, statisticians, PR evaluation experts and more… Stempra is an informal network set up to bring together people working in science communication. We offer the opportunity for people to get together and […]