You know that knowledge can change the world. But producing knowledge is just the first step.
As researchers, we are producing cutting-edge knowledge. But it’s often all trapped in academic journals and conference proceedings. Why would you want your voice to be locked up in an online archive when it could be having an impact in the real world?
Learn about different ways to communicate your research
Figure out how your research can leap out of academic pages
Open up your mind to possibilities
UNLEASH YOUR PHD is about just that:
communicating your knowledge.
In 5 days we will help you unleash your PhD superpower and create the impact and visibility your research deserves.
Did you know that...
the pressure for academics to show their impact outside of academia increases everyday?
opportunities could be coming your way if only your research had more visibility?
being able to demonstrate the impact of your research can increase your own personal satisfaction and build your brand?
Let's get your knowledge into the world!
MEET YOUR HOSTS
Louise Elali, future PhD
Louise works in a communications consultancy in London, alongside her doctoral studies at the University of Sussex (UK). Originally from Brazil, she has lived, studied and worked in seven countries. Her background is in Comms and Psychology, and her current degree is in Digital Media. When she's not working or PhDoing, she shares her PhD journey, SciComm tips, research-inspired art and her love of chocolate on instagram.
When & Where
Unleash Your PhD is an online event and will run on 24-28 October 2022.
Presentations will run about 30 minutes each and will be available for 24 hours.
You will have the opportunity to win exciting prizes during the week of the event. More details coming soon.
You can purchase the Unleasher Power Pack for extended access to the presentations plus loads of extra resources!
The world needs to hear from researchers.
The world needs to hear from you.
In a world as connected as the one we live in, researchers and scientists have unprecedented opportunity to spread their own message. You spend a lot of time researching. You are making a contribution to your field. You are making a contribution to academia. Why stop there when you can make a contribution to society?
As a researcher, you produce knowledge and solve problems. You want to make a contribution to the world. We know that you have a contribution to society in you. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be spending hours and hours dedicated to your research.
It is also in your best interest to get your research seen.
The awesome people who will inspire you to communicate your research and amazing experts who will teach you how to do it.
Dr Sarah Habibi
How to start your science communication career on social media
How to make STEM education entertaining & engaging
Dr Echo Rivera
Why PowerPoint is the best tool for sharing your work beyond academia
Dr Ben Rein
Going viral on TikTok with science
Dr Gertrude Nonterah
Thought leadership, personal brand and your research
Dr Erika Romero
Become an academic YouTuber
Dr Tullio Rossi
Eye-catching, conversation-starting scientific poster designs
How to create a website to showcase your work
Dr Kinga Stryszowska-Hill
Take your map to the next level - make it interactive!
Dr Rowena Winkler
How to land speaking gigs with your research stream
Dr Ilyas Sagar
The art of influencing stakeholders
Dr Caitlin Faas
Amazing science to share and no time to do it?
So, you think you've got a book in you...
Dr Nadeen Kharputly
Trust your instincts, forge your own path
are you ready for them?
IT’S TIME TO…
– Learn how to communicate your research clearly and effectively
– Explore the opportunities that communicating your knowledge can bring to you
– Create an impact on the world