Where Ideas Grow

Triggers and Trends in Communicating Science for Society | 1st Edition 
13, 14, 19, 20, and 21 January 2022


This interactive and interdisciplinary workshop is designed to provide the participants an up-to-date understanding of science in society and develop the necessary skills for participating actively as academics in the contemporary discussion. The workshop has a strong hands-on component in which participants work together in interdisciplinary groups around case studies, developed as science communication activities.

Participants will learn about the new trends in communication and acquire skills that allow them to produce strategies to participate actively in science communication.

Course organizers:  Anna Olsson, Júlio Borlido Santos, Marta Alves da Silva

Target audience: Researchers and communicators. We strive for a diverse audience, ranging from Master's students to established researchers and from all academic areas.
Course duration: 40h
Course language: English
Requirements: Laptop





The course will be held at i3S – Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde.
Rua Alfredo Allen, 208; 4200-135 Porto, Portugal
Tel: +351 220 408 800 | Site: http://www.i3s.up.pt/ | E-mail: events@i3s.up.pt
GPS coordinates: 41º 10’ 30.008’’ N, 8º 36’ 12.488’’ W.


Anna Olsson, i3S
Júlio Borlido Santos, i3S
More speakers to be announced soon


Limited registrations. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration fees:

i3S members: 25 €
External members: 35 €
Registration deadline: 10 December 2021 | Payment deadline: 13 December 2021

The organizer reserves the right to cancel the course in case of an insufficient number of participants or other unforeseeable events that render the execution of the course.
Certificate of attendance will be issued at the end of the course to participants that meet the following: attendance in 95% of the sessions.


Course pre-registration

This course is now full. If you wish to stay in the waiting list, please fill in the following pre-registration form.

Pre-registration form >>
Payment will be requested only after confirmation of acceptance. Details for payment will be sent in the confirmation registration e-mail.



This course is organized in collaboration with the REMODEL project which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement no 7857491.