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RELATE 2015 Summer Workshop Info Session

  • Rackham Graduate School, Common Room 915 E. Washington St. Ann Arbor, MI 48108 USA (map)

This summer, Rackham Graduate School and the RELATE team invite you to participate in the second RELATE communication training workshop for STEM researchers. If you are interested in improving your communication skills and engaging in scientific communication to lay-audiences, then the RELATE workshop is for you! Here are details of what you will gain during the 10 week workshop:

- Learn effective communication techniques in order to talk with lay-audiences about your research
- Build a polished elevator pitch and a lay-audience style talk on an area of interest in your field
- Present your talk during a series of science cafe outreach events in late summer and fall of 2015

If you are a candidate-level PhD student and are interested in participating in RELATE, please attend one of our required information sessions:

Required Information Session (and registration link):

4-5pm on Friday, April 17 (

The information session will cover more details regarding the workshop itself, RELATE outreach, and the application process. If you have any questions about the workshop or the information sessions, please e-mail us at We hope to see you on April 17th!

Earlier Event: April 15
UM Natural History Museum Science Cafe
Later Event: April 18
Saturday Morning Physics