October 2, 2019
CERN IdeaSquare (3179-R-D05)
Europe/Zurich timezone

Idea Circle Dinner Discussion #12:

Accelerating News: a bridge between science and institutional communications



Accelerating News is not your usual science communication publication. A newsletter produced and curated by the CERN EU Projects Office, it is published through a website, it focuses mainly on the impact of the science it features, and it has a less-than-general audience, such as projects’ communities, engineers, physicists, PhD students, and industrial collaborators. So what is Accelerating News? What is its purpose? What sort of stories does it publish? And, more importantly, how can you participate?

ICCD#12 will answer these questions and more, as it takes us through the 101 of communication strategy and takes a look at Accelerating News as a project with specific goals, audiences, channels and evaluation methods. Join us and let us know about your expectations for Accelerating News.


About the speaker:

Daniela Antonio:
Daniela believes true innovation is dependent on its outreach. For this reason, she pursued a career as a science communicator, hoping to make science accessible to everyone. With an undergraduate degree in Cell and Molecular Biology and a Masters degree in Science Communication, Daniela has previously worked as a communications consultant, media analyst, translator and science communicator. At CERN, Daniela is the Communication Officer for the EU Projects Office, having started as an editor of Accelerating News and On Track in July 2018, and editor-in-chief of Accelerating News in July 2019.


Idea Circle Dinner Discussion Series:

If you are interested in learning more about education, communication and outreach activities at CERN, we have launched a new series of talks specifically targeting CERN personnel looking to improve their communication skills, engage with the public, and network with experts in the field. The lecture and discussion series, named Idea Circle Dinner Discussions, will be held at IdeaSquare every other Wednesday at 18:00. Spaces are limited, so please register today to reserve your seat. (Light dinner and refreshments will be available for registered participants only).

The next set of ICDD events are scheduled at the following times:

  • ICDD#9: Wednesday 10 Jul 6PM - 7PM
  • ICDD#10: Wednesday 24 Jul 6PM - 7PM
  • ICDD#11: Wednesday 07 Aug 6PM - 7PM
  • ICDD#12: Wednesday 02 Oct 6PM - 7PM
  • ICDD#13: Wednesday 30 Oct 6PM - 7PM
  • ICDD#14: Wednesday 13 Nov 6PM - 7PM
  • ICDD#15: Wednesday 27 Nov 6PM - 7PM
  • ICDD#16: Wednesday 11 Dec 6PM - 7PM

With LS2, this is the perfect time to expand your horizons beyond research and enhance your public engagement profile. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday.

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