Science Starters - Workshop

There are a few things that get taken for granted when working in any scientific field, or things you don’t find out until you’re in a position where you’re expected to do something. There are even some things that you may not ever have thought about, like why wonder is important for science and the difference between collaboration and cooperation. This Workshop will help you be better prepared for the realities of being a scientist.

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What is a Sativus Workshop?

These Workshops are tailored sessions for large groups of people (> 7) to provide a high-level overview of key aspects of the GEMS by Sativus professional development program. They can be held over multiple, consecutive days and include interactive components to enhance the learning experience.

When is a Sativus Workshop useful?

A Sativus Workshop is useful when needing to rapidly improve a skillset in a short period of time. This Workshop is ideal for high school students who have a passion for science and want to create a career within a scientific field.

What value can Sativus Workshops add?

Sativus Workshops will rapidly increase your knowledge and skills through team-based learning and understanding of the skills needed to be a successful scientist.

This Sativus Workshop will cover:

  • Key concepts for working in science
  • Australian research ethics and integrity
  • The importance of Science Communication
  • How to create accessible science
  • Project risks in science
  • How to deal with criticism and rejection of your science
  • Effective networking
  • Creating your own career pathway.

 

Includes:

  • Two interactive, 4-hour sessions
  • Supplemented discussions and activities in smaller groups to personalise the learning experience
  • Helpful take-away resources
  • Discounted access to the GEMS by Sativus online courses.

Science Starters

There are a few things that get taken for granted when working in any scientific field, or things you don’t find out until you’re in a position where you’re expected to do something. There are even some things that you may not ever have thought about, like why wonder is important for science and the difference between collaboration and cooperation. This Workshop will help you be better prepared for the realities of being a scientist. Download flyer