Research Communications Group Member

Are you passionate about communicating science? Do you have scientific research experience? Join our Research Communications Group to help us raise awareness of the importance of ongoing research and clinical trials.

What You'll Do: 

As a member of the Research Communications Group, you will be:

  • Reading through research papers and writing short, simple summaries that we can use in communications with our community
  • Writing other small pieces, such as entries to the glossary of research terms on our website.
  • Meeting with other members of the group and the MDUK Research team annually to share ideas on how we can best communicate research developments to people living with muscle-wasting conditions
     

Time commitment:
We expect each member of the group to write 2-3 summaries or other small pieces per year. This can be done at times that suit you. There will also be one annual meeting via video call.
 

Why You'll Love It: 

It's a great opportunity to gain valuable experience communicating complex scientific concepts to those living with a muscle-wasting condition, as well as to our supporters and wider audience. Whether you are a PhD student looking to build experience in scientific communications, or if you have a scientific background and are passionate about communicating new research developments, we encourage you to apply.

What We're Looking For: 

Volunteers will need a biological sciences or medical research background - this would ideally be at Masters level but our priority is that you are able to understand and explain scientific research papers. Other than that, we're looking for people with a passion for communicating science to a lay audience and an interest in the work of MDUK!

Summary
Volunteering
Writer
Disability
Health
Location of opportunity: 
Virtually
0 Weeks Minimum
0 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Research
Written Communication
Skills you should possess: 
Science
Advanced
Languages you should know: 
English
Full professional
Requirements: 
Over 18 years old
These documents must be completed: 

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