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Why scientists should help the media make sense of Covid-19

The University of Edinburgh
EUPRIO’s annual conference in Trieste, which was due to open on 30 August, has been postponed until next year due to the Covid-19 pandemic – but its theme of “Science communication: how to engage nowadays” could not have been more relevant.

Moving the big events to the virtual environment

Virtual events
As universities responded to Covid-19 by moving online, Nic Mitchell looks at key lessons from a webinar on the rapid transformation of big events like open days and graduation ceremonies to the virtual environment and Christine Legrand reports from a French online discussion on communication challenges during and after the corona crisis.

Sharing lessons as we communicate back to the “new normal”

Communication after covid in the Netherlands
We’ve all had good and bad experiences of continuing to communicate with our students, staff and other stakeholders in the middle of the coronavirus crisis and now is the ideal time to look at lessons learnt since the pandemic shut campuses and forced teaching and virtually everything else online.

Communicating in a covid crisis

The SoMe hour by Ole Frank Nielsen
Universities in europe and across the world have overcome daunting communication challenges since the covid-19 virus shuttered campuses and forced teaching online – and they face fresh obstacles in navigating to the ‘new normal’.

Coronavirus shows value of science communication

covid and science communication
If the coronavirus has proved one thing, it is the value of timely and trustworthy information from scientists and other experts to policy-makers and the need for effective communication to the public at large.

When did you last do a social media audit?

audit
When was the last time you audited all the social media accounts associated with your university?

Four projects for new EUPRIO Mobility Programme

EUPRIO Mobility Programme
Four projects have been approved for the next round of the EUPRIO Mobility Programme (EMP), which supports Europe-wide cooperation and collaboration between higher education communication practitioners across borders to tackle some of the commons issues we all face.

Turning university staff into social advocates

EMP meeting at Aarhus University
How to you get university staff on board with a social advocacy programme?

Euprio gets international and communication teams collaborating

Teams collaborating
University International offices and Press & communication departments face similar challenges, but day-to-day business gets in the way and prevents sharing information and developing a common strategy to benefit students, staff and the universities themselves, according to a study backed by EUPRIO.

EUPRIO creates ‘big family’ atmosphere in Poznań

Applause at the Poznań conference
Nearly 240 participants from 22 countries gathered in the Polish university city of Poznań for EUPRIO’s annual conference, which this year focused on managing internal communications and reputation building.