Writing for The Conversation – July sessions

Academics, researchers and PhD students who wish to reach new audiences, raise their media profile and inform public debate are invited to attend online sessions with The Conversation.

The Conversation is an independent source for news and opinions, written by the academic and research community for a general public audience.

Articles published by The Conversation can be republished by major news outlets including the Guardian, BBC News, Washington Post, CNN amongst others.

To date, over 300 University of Liverpool researchers have written 642 articles for the platform generating more than 13.5 million reads.

If you wish to find out more about The Conversation, then sign up for one of the General Introduction sessions below.

If you are already familiar with The Conversation and have an idea for an article, then please book a One to One session to discuss your idea with an Editor.

General Introduction sessions
These sessions will outline how The Conversation works, its origins and aims, the writing process and the benefits of writing for the public.

Wednesday, 6 July, 2 – 4pm
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/372815901397Wednesdaym 

20 July, 10:30 – 12:30
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/372817696767

One to One sessions
If you wish to discuss an idea for an article then please sign up for a One to One session. You will get a 15 – 20 minute slot with an Editor where you can talk through your pitch.

Wednesday 13 July, 10:30 – 12:30
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/372821999637

Wednesday 27 July,  2 – 4pm
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/372829843097

For further information, please contact Sarah Stamper in the Press Team.