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The University of Lorraine (Nancy, France) is inviting 100 budding researchers to take part in a two-day training event as well as the International Conference on Science Communication (from 2 to 7 September). Participants will learn about science communication in workshops supervised by professionals, after which they will attend the entire conference.

Date: September 2 - 7, 2012

Place: Nancy (France)

Open to: all PhD. students, whatever their discipline and nationality

How to register:

These training days are free (including training, accommodation, meals and local transport, conference registration)

PhD. Students wishing to participate are invited to register on this form online at: until April 13, 2012.

A letter of motivation and a letter of agreement of the supervisor or laboratory director, and a copy of student card, are to be attached to any application.

Successful applicants will be informed by mail in April 2012 and must confirm their attendance by return mail.

For more information see the website: