Op-Ed Essentials: How to Elevate Your Research with The Conversation Editor Howard Manly

3:00 pm on Thursday, April 11, 2024
4:00 pm on Thursday, April 11, 2024

Join Howard Manly, Race and Equity Editor from The Conversation, for an engaging virtual workshop for BU faculty members, researchers, and PhD students. In this one-hour session, Howard will provide insights into how The Conversation partners with academic institutions like BU, while also offering expert guidance on crafting successful op-ed submissions. From understanding the editorial process to refining your pitch angles, this workshop is designed to equip attendees with the tools and strategies needed to effectively communicate their research and ideas to broad audiences. Attendees are encouraged to bring potential pitch angles to discuss during the event.

The Conversation publishes trustworthy and informative articles written by academic experts for the public and edited by a team of journalists. On the website (and through distribution of their articles to thousands of news outlets worldwide), you’ll find explanatory journalism on the events, discoveries and issues that matter today. Conversation articles share researchers’ expertise in policy, science, health, economics, education, history, ethics and most every subject studied in colleges and universities.