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Who will benefit from this course? 

Anyone who needs to engage more effectively with the public - whether in front of a live audience or via the media.  This course is especially suited to researcher development, providing a host of transferable, career building skills, not least the ability to communicate research with more impact.

How is the course designed?

The 2-day workshop retreat is deliberately limited to a small number of delegates.  This allows for an interactive style of training, more intensive feedback on exercises, and more focus on individual concerns.  The course will run from 11am to 6pm on the 23rd and 9am to 3.30 pm on the 24th.

At the completion of this course you will have:

  • Learned how to connect with your audience
  • Enhanced your ‘body language’ - movement, gestures and voice
  • Revolutionised your content via the power of story-telling
  • Gathered many top tips from top-communicators
  • Discovered effective ways to create and prepare both your material and yourself
  • Learned how to give a great interview to the media
  • Built your confidence and learned how to cope with ‘performance anxieties’


Who is Malcolm Love?

Formerly a senior producer (programme maker) at the BBC, Malcolm is an independent producer, radio presenter, lecturer and public communication skills coach.  He has more than 25 years experience in delivering skill building workshops and masterclasses around the world in over 40 countries.  His clients include NASA, CERN, ESA, British Academy, FENS (Representing European Neuroscience) and numerous universities and institutions. Malcolm specialises in public engagement skills and also coaches people in business, politics and the charity sector.  

Malcolm lives in the North of England with his partner Becky and together they manage their company Solid Gold Hat Ltd.

"Malcolm Love is a truly outstanding teacher of communication skills".

Professor Lord Robert Winston - Imperial College London.

You can read about Malcolm's key areas of training here.

You can read his testimonials here.

What are the costs?  

The total cost for the course is £800 pp. 

We have a small number of bursary placements available. Please contact us to discuss this here.

This includes accommodation (single room occupancy), dinner on 23rd, breakfast on 24th, lunch both days, refreshments during training sessions.

The number of places on this course are limited to ensure personal feedback.  Your booking confirmation and full details of the course content and directions will be forwarded to you by email.

If you have any questions please Get in Touch and we will get back to you for a chat. 

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    Why a retreat?

    Because effective training requires time and space, calm and concentration.

    Because training is frequently crammed into ‘available’ spaces competing with emails, ‘phone calls and zoom meetings.

    Because this should be about you and who you want to become.