Who can attend?

SCoRE’17 is open to all motivated researchers in Education interested in Science Communication and aiming to communicate their research findings successfully.

Participants should be enthusiastic to learn, and ready for a fully immersive experience on a Science Communication training programme.

No previous experience in the topic is required. However, participants should have basic digital competences. Doctoral students and young educational researchers are encouraged to apply. The maximum number of participants is 20.

Proposal submission

We invite researchers to submit an abstract of a research project they are involved in at the moment (maximum of 1000 words) and a motivation letter (maximum of 250 words). Both texts should be written in English.

The abstract should have a title (of the research project) and include a short description of (a) the research purpose, questions and/or aims, (b) conceptual framework, (c) methodology, (d) (expected) outcomes, (e) timetable, and (f) references. Participants will also have to state why they want to attend SCoRE’17 in the motivation letter.

The submitted abstracts will be the basis for the workshops and their outcomes (e.g., press release, animation video), in order to meet the participants’ needs and expectations.

Proposals must be submitted at Easychair, until May 31st   June 30th, 2017

Authors will be notified until June 30th   July 30th, 2017


Early bird registration: 200€ (until August 31st, 2017)

Late registration: 270€ (until September 30th, 2017)

Course fee includes:


_course materials

_coffee breaks


_social programme (PubhD Dinner and Aveiro Tour)


5 scholarships (no fee) for research fellows of CIDTFF.

5 scholarships (no fee) for PhD students in Education and in Multimedia in Education from the Department of Education and Psychology.

Important dates

Deadline for submitting proposals: June 30th, 2017

Notification to the participants: July 30th, 2017

Deadline for early registration: August 31st, 2017

Deadline for registration: September 30th, 2017

SCoRE’17: November 5th to 10th, 2017


European Credit Transfer System (ECTS):We are pleased to announce that this Autumn School is accredited according to European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) by the University of Aveiro with 2 ECTS.

Each participant of the Autumn School may obtain a Certificate of Attendance or a Certificate of Approval, depending on whether he/she requires evaluation. In each case, the certificate will be issued by the University of Aveiro.

To obtain a Certificate of Approval, the participant must attend at least 80% of the Autumn School and get a minimum grade of 10.

To be credited the 2 ECTS, the participant must be enrolled in a PhD Programme in a Higher Education Institution subscriber of the Bologna Agreement and ask for the accreditation.