Research Zone

Science Communication Fellowship

Are you a scientist or STEM professional looking to share your research with the public? Become a TELUS World of Science - Edmonton Science Communication Fellow.

Who can participate?

TELUS World of Science - Edmonton Science Communication Fellows are industry or academic researchers or science professionals, including faculty, graduate students, technicians, or other individuals in science, health, engineering or technology related positions.

Participation Benefits

- Communication training and opportunities to engage with TELUS World of Science - Edmonton visitors.

- Development of hands-on, educational activities that can be used in educational settings outside of TELUS World of Science - Edmonton.

- Official TELUS World of Science - Edmonton Science Communication Fellowship certificate. - Networking opportunities with local, like-minded scientists committed to public outreach.

- Build skills that will enhance future professional presentations.

The Details

For the Winter 2018 Cohort, the sessions will be held at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton on Saturdays from 1pm – 4pm on March 10, March 17, March 24, April 7, and 1pm-5pm on April 14. Deadline to apply is February 21, 2018.

To successfully complete the Fellows program, you must commit to attending the sessions and developing a hands-on activity. Individual consultations to develop your hands-on activity are available as is the opportunity to practice before running your first public program. As part of their program commitment, Fellows are asked to participate in three Research Zone public programs per year. These Saturday afternoon programs feature Communication Fellows with their hands-on, table-top activities.

For more information or to apply, please contact Marie McConnell, Staff Scientist, at mmcconnell@twose.ca. Deadline to apply is February 19, 2018.