VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been selected for hosting a professional media trainingfor food and nutrition researchers on the 11th - 12th March 2013 in Espoo, Finland.
VTT is the biggest multitechnological applied research organisation in Northern Europe. VTT provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services.
MAITRE recognises the importance of equipping researchers with the tools with which skilled media professionals address the public.
The project will bring tailor-made media training seminars that go over the most important points researchers should be aware of when interacting with the media, thus facilitating their research communication.
Supported by professional journalistic content, MAITRE trainings are mainly characterised by the hands-on practice for participants, in order to foster debate, discussion and dialogue between the participating researchers and the journalists hosting the workshops.
MAITRE media training seminars are open to all food and nutrition scientists residing and/or working in a member state of the European Union and/or associated countries.
PhD students are also eligible for any of the programmes.