24th March 2017, 1pm to 2pm

Publishing & Profile Building: Extending your research: The How and Why of writing for "The Conversation", 24 March 2017

This session will provide insights and tips on the stories “The Conversation” editors are seeking, how to pitch an idea that stands out and the style of writing that will work for their diverse audience.

  • Organised By: Researcher Development Unit
  • Category: Seminars or Workshops

Are you interested in building your research profile?  Do you wish your research could reach a diverse audience and be part of a global knowledge network?

If so, come along to this session presented by one of the The Conversation’s editing team who will provide insights and tips on the stories the editors are seeking, how to pitch an idea that stands out and the style of writing that will work for their diverse audience.

The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public, and is funded by universities that publishes 800 word analyses by academics. The Conversation attracts 23 million unique reads worldwide each month through its Creative Commons republications in outlets that include Fairfax, the New York Times, IFLS, Washington Post, CNN and many more.

Academic authors have reported that writing for The Conversation has led to book deals, increased publication downloads, new funding sources, invitation to submit to high ranking journals, invitations to brief policymakers and broader media coverage of their work. 

Registration Closing Date: 24th March 2017, 9am