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The Story Collider: Science storytelling workshop (Wellington)

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Victoria University of Wellington

Wellington, Wellington 6012

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The Story Collider is dedicated to true, personal stories about science. This two-hour workshop offers an introduction to the art and science of narrative.

You'll get a taste of the creative process and craft that goes into effective storytelling, as well as a peek into some of the cognitive neuroscience and psychology that make stories so powerful. Come for lecture, discussion, and the opportunity to analyze successful story structures and techniques.

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

Thursday 14 September, 9 - 11 am
Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn Campus, Murphy Building, Rm 632

Places are limited -- register early to secure your 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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