SCoRE’17 is a six/day intensive learning programme that will take place from November 5th to 10th, 2017.

The programme includes five seminars presented by different experts, focusing on Science Communication. Besides that, there will be group discussions, individual and collaborative work, project design, and presentation of projects’ results.

The participants will develop several transversal competences to become proficient science communicators and advanced problem solvers.

Day 1 (November 5th) – Welcome day

Joana Lobo Antunes (NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal) 

Theme Objectives

Dialogue and reflection about the role of universities in Science Communication

To promote participants’ reflections on key issues about the role of higher education institutions in knowledge mobilization, in this case, in research in Education.
Social Programme: Thematic visit to “Fábrica Centro de Ciência Viva” and PubhD dinner


Day 2 (November 6th)

Aitor Eguinoa (University of Navarra, Spain)

Theme Objectives

Static infographics – how to select information and create an infographic to communicate science

To develop graphic competences, to be able to conceive an infographic to communicate science

Day 3 (November 7th)

António Granado (NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal)

Theme Objectives
What´s up Science?

Media – how to organize information and write a press release to communicate science


To develop scientific writing competences, acknowledging the relevance of an appropriate textual organization of contents to communicate effectively in online platforms (e.g., Galileo, EUREKA, Universia).

Day 4 (November 8th)

Malcolm Love (Famelab International, United Kingdom)

Paulo Nuno Vicente (NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal)

Nuno Barbosa (University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Theme Objectives

Short/animation video – how to select information to edit and use videos to communicate science

To develop audiovisual competences, to be able to edit a video to communicate science.

Day 5 (November 9th)

Alexandre Gamela (Botanic Garden of the University of Coimbra, Portugal)

Theme Objectives

Social media – how to use different networks (academic and non-academic) to communicate science

To develop online dissemination competences, to be able to use the social networks to communicate science (e.g., Facebook).

Day 6 (November 10th

Pedro Pombo (Fábrica Centro de Ciência Viva of Aveiro, Portugal)

Closing session – round table : Presentation and discussion about the work developed during the training week.

Social Programme: “AveiroTour”

Autumn School e-book