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Creative Communication: Making Research Visible, Accessible and Engaging

Apr
19

Room SC3.06, South Cloisters, St Luke's Campus (video link to Truro Knowledge Spa F08 and Plymouth John Bull Building MR10)
19th April 2017
13:00 - 15:00
Category: Seminar

As part of the 'Creative Communication: seminar and workshop series’ Sarah Chapman and Jack Leahy will be talking about their work, which focuses on creative dissemination of Cochrane reviews and other health evidence through social media.

As well as giving an overview of their dissemination work, they will show how the findings of one Cochrane review were shared in multiple formats and the impact of these activities. Through a series of brief activities, you will have a chance to start building a communication plan for your own research.

Sarah Chapman is the Knowledge Broker at Cochrane UK where her work focuses on creative dissemination of Cochrane reviews and other health evidence through social media, including writing and editing the Evidently Cochrane blog. She has a keen interest in exploring ways to share health evidence widely and encourage engagement with it.

Jack Leahy is the Communications and Engagement Officer for Cochrane UK. He is responsible for managing the digital presence of Cochrane UK, measuring impact, and the development of new evidence products. He graduated from the University of Bristol with an MSci in Chemistry in 2014. He then worked in drug policy reform before joining Cochrane UK in early 2016. He is interested in the ways in which research can be disseminated to effect change from practice through to policy.

The seminar will be held in room SC3.06, South Cloisters, St Luke’s Campus, Exeter EX1 2LU, with a video link to Truro Knowledge Spa F08 and Plymouth John Bull Building MR10.

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Visit the Creative Communications seminar page or email Rebecca Whear for further information on this or other seminars in this series.

Please note that parking at St Luke’s is extremely limited and restricted to University of Exeter permit holders. Parking attendants patrol regularly. Where possible, please consider alternative options when planning your visit. 

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