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Analytic Storytelling

About this course
This course is about telling clear, urgent and compelling stories about complex content - stories that stick with your audience. You will be offered several practical tools which will help you communicate effectively
·       with different audiences, from industry collaborators to scientific peers and from students to interested laymen.
·       in various types of communication: from grant applications to popular blogs, and from scientific presentations to your layman's speech.

During the course, you will:
·       Learn the Analytic Storytelling method through theory, examples and exercises.
·       Experiment with various storytelling formats and techniques, by applying these to your own work.
·       Receive written and on-the-spot feedback from your trainer as well as from your fellow participants.

You will leave with:
A storytelling toolbox that contains practical techniques and formats for
·       tailoring your story to various audiences
·       communicating urgency and relevance
·       providing a rich and engaging context to make your story meaningful to others

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    Researchers that need to communicate complex content in a clear and convincing way.

  • Date


    - 27 January 2022 (online)

    - 22 March 2022 (Upark)

    - 10 May 2022 (online)

    - 28 June 2022 (Upark)

    - 7 July 2022 (online)

    - 21 July 2022 (online)

    - 2 September 2022 (Upark)

    - 28 September 2022 (online)

    - 10 November 2022 (online)

    - 20 December 2022 (online)

  • Time

    The online course day is from 9.30 - 16.30 h. In this period you will have: 

    -Morning session: an online group session of ~2.5 h
    -Lunch break + assignment: ~1 h to have lunch and ~1h to work on an assignment
    -Afternoon session: an online group session of ~2.5 h

    Before the course day you follow a preparatory online module including an assignment (~2-3 hours).

  • Location

    Online or Upark

  • Maximum participants

    8 participants

  • Trainers

    Our trainers draw upon their experience with scientific research, philosophy, communication theory, creative writing, science journalism and theatre. Meet us here!

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 0,5 ECTS.

Further information
S.P. Boekholt (Sofia)
Course Coordinator CDC
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