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Public engagement and citizen science at Science Gallery – SGV


The multifaceted world concerning art, science and technology is enjoying unprecedented growth and an appropriate public engagement and communication strategy is needed for creating a responsible, responsive and ethical society. This professional Master course, in collaboration with all the Science Galleries of the Global Science Gallery Network, supports, promotes and fosters the existing vibrant culture of art-science communication and public engagement. It involves and connects renowned national and international science communication organizations and offers opportunities for work-based projects and future placements. Prospective Master students will learn how to engage the public and raise awareness on scientific issues by facilitating, launching and managing dialogue and debates, how to apply the most effective interviewing tools, to write effective press releases and policy briefings, and will also take advantage of citizen science to foster and engage the local community. They will also learn and practice techniques to put the public in contact with science through a visionary unprecedented artistic point of view.

Target applicants

  • Scientists
  • Public and science engagement managers
  • Event managers
  • Museum managers
  • Science communicators
  • Public information officers
  • Policy consultants
  • Innovation influencers
  • Creative entrepreneurs
  • Graduate students

Professional profiles 

  • Engagement managers in Science, Art, Technology and Innovation
  • Science, Art, Technology and Innovation communicators
  • Public Information officers
  • Education officers
  • Policy consultants
  • Innovation influencers
  • Knowledge brokers
  • Creative entrepreneurs

Language: the course is taught in Eglish

Website: www.venice.sciencegallery.com/education

Available places: 40

Duration of the programme: one year

Period: March 2018 - March 2019

Teaching method: Classroom-based lessons

Location: Venice - Vega Park

Deadline for application submission: December 4th, 2017

Enrolment fees: € 15.000

Grants/scholarships: full or partial scholarships covering the registration fee, if given, will be provided by the institution of the instructor

Teaching office: tutor.sgv@unive.it

Information: Ca’ Foscari Challenge School, master.challengeschool@unive.it

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