Stempra North event – book now!

22 September 2017
  • Start: 10:30
  • End: 16:00
  • Location: Manchester

QUICK! BOOK YOUR PLACE - Stempra North event

Following the success of our first northern event, we’re holding another! We’ve put a packed programme together and as ever, the event is FREE for Stempra members.

Email Jo Kelly ( ) asap to reserve your place.

Venue: Manchester Meeting Place (5min walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station)

Time: 10.30am registration, sessions 11am – 4pm (includes lunch and followed by drinks & networking)

Sessions include:

Reacting in a crisis: lessons from the Christie fire and the Manchester bombing

Jamie Brown, Media Manager, University of Manchester

The Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) report – how can press officers help increase public confidence in medical evidence?

Claire Bithell, Head of Communications, AMS

Introduction to the Science Media Centre

Alice Kay, press officer, Science Media Centre

Life without embargoes: the rise of preprint servers and post publication peer-review

Panel: Lisa Boucher, press officer, Nature Publishing Group; Shane Canning, Head of Communications, F1000; Oliver Moody, Science Correspondent, the Times; Claire Hastings, senior media officer Institute for Cancer Research and Stempra Chair

Meet the journalists (and bring your story pitches!)

Panel includes: Oliver Moody, Science Correspondent, The Times; Rachael Buchanan, science and health journalist, BBC News; Richard Gray, freelance science journalist (formerly science correspondent at the Telegraph and the Mail). Further journos TBC.