**Five priority places at Manchester workshop for Biochemical Society members**
Sense About Science are holding a Standing up for Science media workshop in Manchester on Friday 23 March 2012. As partners, the Biochemical Society has been assigned five priority places for our early career researchers.
The workshops are free and are aimed at PhD students, postdocs or equivalent in a first job, as part of the Voice of Young Science programme. The Manchester event will take place at the University of Manchester and is open to early career researchers in all sciences, engineering and medicine.
Details and applications
During the workshop, science-related controversies in media reporting with practical guidance and tips for how to deal with the media will be discussed. Please see this flyer for further details.
To apply, send a CV and covering letter explaining your reasons for applying and stating your affiliation with the Biochemical Society (to indicate your eligibility for one of our priority places) to Victoria Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications close on Friday 9 March.
*This blog post first appeared on Science Policy Talking Post*