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Why scientists should help the media make sense of COVID

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, WRITES NIC MITCHELL   While EUPRIO members will have to wait until August 2021 before meeting again face-to-face for their next annual conference, there are plenty of excellent case…

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

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   With the focus shifting to the “new normal” that we can expect at the start of the next academic year,…

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