Apply for Media SAVVY workshop
E ngā pātaka mātauranga o te motu, tēnā koutou.

This application is for upcoming sessions of the Media SAVVY workshop for Māori researchers, facilitated by the Science Media Centre, in partnership with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga.

Entry is by selection. Applicants should be:

- Māori researchers in any field, currently active and based in Aotearoa
- Highly motivated to strengthen their media skills and confidence levels
- Able to identify a research project or area of expertise of potential interest to media
- Experienced with media or likely to encounter media interest in future
- Researchers with formal ties to Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga or its many partner organisations will receive priority

All workshop fees have been waived, thanks to support from A Nation of Curious Minds – He Whenua Hihiri i te Mahara, A National Strategic Plan for Science in Society.

Travel support may also be available if required for attendance. For full details, please see below.

If you encounter difficulties using this form, or if you have questions, please contact

Ngā mihi ki a koutou kātoa.
Wellington -- 23/24 April 2020
Workshop session *
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Eligibility *
Māori researchers based at one of the 21 partner research institutions of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga will be prioritised during the selection process. If you do not meet this criteria, you are welcome to apply and can be admitted if space permits. >>>>>>>>> Are you employed by an NPM partner? ( For a full list, see: )
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Position and department *
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Organisation *
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Email *
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Research field *
Please provide a brief summary of your research area and focus (100 words or less)
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Overview of project / expertise *
Please provide a brief overview of the research project you’re working on -- or topical area of expertise -- that is of most potential interest to media (100 words or less). You will continue to develop this idea over the course of the workshop.
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Public outreach
What kind of public outreach are you involved in?
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Media experience *
What is your level of prior media experience? (Check all that apply)
Media type
What types of media have you appeared in or contributed to? (Check all that apply)
Motivation for place on course *
Why are you interested in a place on this media training workshop? What do you hope to gain from it, and how might you plan to apply the skills you acquire?
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Funding support
Please proceed directly to the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page if you are not applying for travel support.
Support requested?
Funding support for travel expenses may be available depending on need and overall level of demand. Will you require travel support in order to attend the workshop?
Further information
If yes, please indicate where you will be traveling from, whether you will need accommodation and any other relevant information you would like to provide in support of your funding application.
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If unavailable...
If your request for travel support cannot be accommodated, do you still wish to be considered for a place on the course?
All applicants:
Please submit a CV showing recent research publications (if applicable) to complete your application. Email to with the subject line 'Media SAVVY - CV'
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