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BSPP Plant Health Club: Science Communication for outreach activities
27th April 2021 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm BSTFree
His first role, in 1995, was as explainer and presenter in a small science centre in Norwich. Through the development of simple demonstration science shows for primary school aged children, James developed his personal style of presentation and learnt key skills in directing audience attention, managing groups and controlling voice and body language.
James joined Science Made Simple in 2008 and developed material for secondary students and presented at science festivals around the world. His BBC radio 4 documentary ‘My Head’ won the Royal Society Radio award in 2015 and he was chair of the UK STEM skills network BIG 2012-2016
James joined the John Innes Centre in August 2017 as Communication and Engagement Officer, supporting and facilitating science communication and engagement events. He provides skills training and mentoring for staff wishing to develop their communication skills.
When not at the Norwich Research Park James works as a Public Engagement consultant and trainer. www.thepiercy.co.uk
BSPP Plant Health Club Introduction:
Prof Gail Preston, BSPP Vice President
Stephen Parnell, BSPP Promotions and Social Media Manager
Basti Samwald – John Innes Centre
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