2017 Squamish SciComm Course

The Science Communication Program Goes to Squamish, British Columbia!

Science Communications
Focus on science storytelling
Quest University, Squamish, BC
May 31- June 3, 2017

Presenting science in a way that is compelling takes skill, courage and creativity. In this four-day intensive, participants will work with the best in the business developing an audience-focused approach. You will learn to think about your content with the reader in mind. You are asked to arrive with a 750-word draft article to work on through the course. By the time you leave, you will have an article ready to pitch or publish! Fresh air, inspiring setting, top faculty, and hands-on help, this course might be the jumpstart you are looking for!

Faculty members

Thomas Hayden, Stanford University

Jay Ingram, science broadcaster and writer, co-founder, Beakerhead

Mary Anne Moser, president and co-founder, Beakerhead

Niki Wilson, science writer

Local host

Negar Elmieh, Life Sciences Tutor, Quest University

Pre-course Assignment

Syllabus

Location

This course will be held at Quest University in Squamish, BC – an inspiring setting for science and creativity. Participants will be staying on campus for this immersive course and all meals are included with the program.

Cost

Course fee: ............................................................................................................................ $1,399

Meals and accommodation: ...................................................................................... $700
(four nights, 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, 2 receptions)

TOTAL REGISTRATION FEE: .................................................................................. $2,099

Scholarships available: .................................................................................................. $599

SUBSIDIZED COST: ....................................................................................................... $1,500