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Workshop on Public Awareness of Research Infrastructures

18.06.2015 13:00 Uhr
19.06.2015 14:00 Uhr
Garching (near Munich) Germany

Scope of the workshop

Scientists working at research infrastructures are commonly asked to present their work to their funding bodies, who support them with a considerable budget, as well to national scientific organisations. A similar expectation exists in terms of public relations (PR) and dissemination with regard to large EU funded projects such as I3s or bigger consortia. Even though a consensus exists that good communication is a fundamental part of innovation, the expectations of funding bodies with regard to science communication activities are unclear, and a well-defined work programme is often missing.

The aim of this workshop is to bring together representatives of funding agencies (European and national