Every department at every institution should have this kind of course, and the organizers of this first pass did a fantastic job.”
- Jacqueline Gotteib, Kavli Institute of Brain Science, Columbia University
A five-day workshop for professional scientists
Sponsored by The Kavli Foundation
with additional funding from offices of the NYU Dean for Science
and NYU's Senior Vice-Provost for Research
Communicate with the public
Reach your colleagues
Cross disciplinary boundaries
Develop your writing skills
The best scientists don’t just write technical papers for their immediate colleagues; they reach colleagues in other fields, and communicate the joy of discovery to the larger public.
• Special guests, including top writers and editors
• Free tuition / accommodation and travel covered
• Lead teacher: Gary Marcus (award-winning scientist, bestselling author; freelancer for The New Yorker).
Session I April 6-11, 2015 @ The Kavli Royal Society International Centre at Chicheley Hall, United Kingdom
Session II: June 1-5, 2015 @ New York University, NYC, USA
with an additional workshop to follow in 2016
Where: New York University
Apply: Applications accepted now, until slots are filled. Please send us your C.V., a writing sample, and a short statement about why you would like to attend.
Active scientists from all disciplines and all institutions, senior and junior scientists, PhD-level and above, are encouraged to apply.