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The Story Collider: Science storytelling workshop (Auckland)

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University of Auckland Faculty of Science (Building)

38 Princes Street

Auckland, Auckland 1010

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The Story Collider is dedicated to true, personal stories about science. This four-hour workshop begins with lecture and discussion, but primarily focuses on helping you develop your own storytelling skills.

You'll be introduced to a blend of creative techniques and empirical science to gain a new appreciation of narrative, but most importantly, you'll work under the guidance of our team to brainstorm, develop, and refine your own stories.

This workshop is open to researchers, post-graduate students and science communication professionals. SCANZ members can register at a discounted rate.

Friday 15 September, 12 - 4 pm
University of Auckland, Faculty of Science, Room 303-G14

Places are limited -- register early to secure a place. For more info about SCANZ or to join see: www.scanz.co.nz/join/

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B&W portrait of Liz Neeley
Liz Neeley is Executive Director of The Story Collider. She leads a team of talented producers, actors, teachers and researchers who focus on blending the best ideas from the arts with the strongest research on communication. Over the past decade, she has specialised in science communication and developing workshops to help scientists tell more compelling stories about their work.

About The Story Collider
The Story Collider was founded in 2010. They believe that true, personal stories about science are powerful... And beautiful, hilarious, awful, heartbreaking, and everything in between. They host more than 40 live shows per year in New York, London, Boston, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta, St Louis other cities around the US and UK. Their weekly podcast attracts 250,000 listens per month, for some eight million downloads in total. For more about The Story Collider, see www.storycollider.org

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SCANZ would like to thank the Science Media Centre and the Association of Centres of Research Excellence (aCoRE) for their generous sponsorship of the Story Collider science communication workshops.

SCANZ would also like to acknowledge the Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting (QMB 2017) for its role in bringing the Story Collider to New Zealand.

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