Stempra half-day training session

11 February 2016
  • Start: 13:00
  • End: 17:30
  • Location: Egg Suite of University of Salford (MediaCity Campus)

We're pleased to announce we now have a date for our Stempra half-day training session in Manchester.

The event will be held in the Egg Suite of University of Salford (MediaCity Campus). The exact running order for the afternoon is still to be confirmed.
Start time: approximately 1:00pm
The afternoon will consist of two sessions, followed by drinks and networking:
  • - Hype in science reporting: the role of press releases - Professor Petroc Sumner, Cardiff University -InSciOut
  • - Maximising national coverage: a panel discussion exploring how regional press officers can work with national journalists and correspondents.
Speakers will include:
  • - Daniel Cochlin (Graphene Communications and Marketing Manager, NGI, University of Manchester)
  • - Vic Gill (Science reporter, BBC News)
  • - Further speakers TBC
  • - Claire Ryan, Senior Media Officer will chair the discussion
Book your place now via Eventbrite if you have any question or problems booking on please email   As always, our events are free and open to all Stempra members. Non-members who would like to attend can join online in advance (Membership is just £15 a year and will entitle you to free attendance to all Stempra Events for a year).