Scientifically Speaking helps support you in communicating your research and other topics that matter to you with more impact and effect.
Inspired by the FameLab project model, the workshop were developed by Malcolm Love with the purpose of helping participants to:
- Present with more confidence
- Develop more powerful body language
- Create impactful material
- Engage effectively with the public
- Enhance your communication with the art and skill of story-tellers
- Learn top tips from great communicators
British Council is proud to support this programme to help develop science communication in Ireland. We are proud to have over the years partnered with FameLab, Cork Discovers Festival and European Researchers Night.
About Malcolm Love
Malcolm is a freelance film-maker, radio producer, public communications trainer and coach. He has worked for the BBC as a producer (and occasional presenter) in London, Cardiff and Bristol where he became senior producer for features and documentaries. Since going freelance in 1997, Malcolm has made many more programmes for the BBC and other outlets. This experience has enabled him to work with many well-known contributors including: John Cleese, Midge Ure, Anita Roddick, Alexei Sayle, Claire Rayner, Jeremy Hardy, Ian Hislop, Amy Tan, Armistead Maupin and Isabel Allende.
Malcolm is an Associate Lecturer for the MSc in Science Communication at the University of West of England, Bristol (UWE). He also taught science communication for 13 years at Birkbeck College, London. He was lead trainer for ‘FameLab’ and ‘FameLab International’ for twelve years and continues to run FameLab master classes and other public communications programmes all over the world.
About FameLab Ireland
FameLab is one of the world's leading science communication competitions founded by Cheltenham Science Festival and managed internationally by the British Council. It is designed to inspire, motivate and develop scientists and engineers to actively engage with the public and stakeholders. FameLab Ireland is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and is supported by Cpl Resources Plc and Henkel Ireland Limited.