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Virtual Workshops with The Conversation Canada

Virtual Workshops with The Conversation Canada

[Conversation Canada red logo]Interested in being part of The Conversation and finding new ways to promote your research and scholarly activity? The Conversation is an effective international news platform that has helped over 22,000 researchers worldwide mobilize their research to millions of readers seeking evidence-based, informed news on issues of importance.

On Sept 17 and 21, Queen’s will virtually welcome Scott White, Editor-in-Chief of The Conversation Canada, and members of his editorial team who will host two online, interactive workshops for faculty, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows to learn how to leverage this platform and develop and test potential article pitches.

Participants are asked to bring an idea to pitch to the workshop to receive real-time editorial feedback from the team. Spaces are limited so register today using the links below!

Note: Please register for your workshop using your Queen's or affiliated institutional email address

For any questions, please email

Faculty Workshop: Sept 17, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Graduate and Post-Doc Workshop: Sept 21, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Queen's and The Conversation Canada

As a founding member of The Conversation Canada, over the last three years the Queen’s research community has embraced the platform as a unique tool for sharing their research expertise and engaging with the media. More than 160 Queen’s researchers have published 270 articles that have received an impressive 4.3 million views via The Conversation Canada’s website. Through the platform’s Creative Commons Licensing and newswire access, dozens of major media outlets, including Maclean’s, The National Post, CNN, TIME, The Washington Post, The Sydney Herald, and Scientific American, have republished these pieces.

Download our Quick Guide to Writing for The Conversation Canada

Scott White

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Scott White, Editor-in-Chief of The Conversation Canada

Scott White is CEO and Editor-in-Chief of The Conversation Canada. Previously, he was Editor-in-Chief of The Canadian Press and VP Content Strategy and Business Development at Postmedia. He has an MBA from the Rotman School of Management and is a graduate of the journalism program at Ryerson University.





Hannah Hoag

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Hannah Hoag, Deputy Editor of The Conversation Canada

Hannah Hoag is a journalist who has reported on the environment, science and medicine for more than 15 years. She is the deputy editor and the environment and energy editor at The Conversation Canada. She is a Queen's graduate (life sciences) and has graduate degrees in biology (human genetics) from McGill University and in science and medical journalism from Boston University. She has written for a wide variety of publications, including Nature, Science, the Globe and Mail, Maclean's, and the New York Times.





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