<Closed> Science Communication in the Digital Age (Nov. 8, 2017)


The Office of Research and Innovation will hold a seminar on science communication with Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing. The associate director of IOP Publishing will provide an introduction to publishing with IOP, and editors of the magazine Physics World will discuss the latest developments in science communication.

The talks and Q&A session will be held in English.

Date and Venue

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 10:00~11:30
  • Ookayama Campus: West Bldg. 8, Floor 3, Room W833
  • Suzukakedai Campus: G1 Bldg., Floor 1, Room G115 (via teleconference)


  • Opening Address  Yoshinao Mishima, President, Tokyo Institute of Technology

  • 10:00-10:20  Publishing your research with IOP

    Speaker: Elaine Tham, Associate Director, Journals, APAC
    Abstract: This talk will provide an overview of IOP Publishing and our publishing programme, which includes books, journals, conference proceedings as well as magazines and science news sites.

  • 10:20-11:20  Science communication in the digital age
    Speakers: Matin Durrani, editor, and Michael Banks, news editor, Physics World

    Abstract: Celebrating its 30th anniversary next year, Physics World is one of the world's leading physics magazines. Published by the UK's Institute of Physics, the magazine and its website physicsworld.com, which is being relaunched in November, cover the latest worldwide developments in physics through news stories, features and opinion articles as well as podcasts and videos. In this seminar, Matin Durrani and Michael Banks will take you through the latest innovations on Physics World and outline the different methods of science communication in a digital age. They will also cover what makes a good story and give you tips on how you can best disseminate and promote your own research.

  • 11:20-11:30  Q&A Session

Number of Seats

  • Ookayama: 70
  • Suzukakedai: 70


Faculty and staff members, researchers, and students at Tokyo Tech


Advance registration is required. Register using the form linked below. Submissions are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Applications Closed


    Office of Research and Innovation, Tokyo Institute of Technology

    Email: ru.staff[at]jim.titech.ac.jp

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