Introduction to STEM and public engagement
This is a full day training session covers communication skills, body language, vocal inflection and also “Powerful Practical’s” training which looks at how you can turn a good idea into an activity. It also addresses health and safety, planning, and pitching your message at a useful level. All IBioIC CTP students are required to undertake at least two days of STEM activities per year and this training is designed to support this activity. STEM engagement to date has included presenting at science fairs, participating in the Leaders in Science programme and mentoring first year university students through the Scottish Mobility Foundation scheme.