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Job – WES outreach manager

The super-duper Women’s Engineering Society are looking for a new outreach project manager to look after their schools work and the Magnificent Women outreach activity. Just to get the cards on the table they are offering £10 per hour for 20 hours per week and would like somebody exceptionally talented and amazing to do this, of […]

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Josh Award 2016

The Josh Award is the UK’s national award in science communication, established to recognise and support up-and-coming talent in science communication. The award recognises a defining moment in the career of a science communicator; a person who is a practicing scientist or someone who has chosen science communication as their profession. This defining moment could […]

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Ingenious & Fearless Companions

BOM is organising the first ever exhibition by the High Altitude Bioprospecting (HAB) science-art collective from 1st April to 11th June 2016 Ingenious and Fearless Companions explores the adventure of curiosity-driven research through a quest to find microscopic life in space. The title is taken from a letter from French poet Victor Hugo to chemist and aeronaut […]

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Introducing Science Live

Ivvet Modinou, British Science Association At the BSA we’re committed to growing the number of people interested and engaged in science. From our experience, one of the best ways of doing this is through live events – which bring people together to discuss, discover and debate new ideas. Our ambition is to see more events […]

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Biology: from Big to Small

…is the theme of this years’ Royal Society of Biology amateur photography competition. The competition invites photographers to explore interactions between the macro and the micro in biology – from tiny fish creating huge shoals, to algal blooms suffocating a river ecosystem, or microorganisms eating plastic waste in our oceans. Supported by Eppendorf, the competition […]

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RSB SciComm Awards 2016

Are you a bioscience researcher involved in science communication? If you work in any sector of UK biosciences, from universities, institutes or industry, apply for the Royal Society of Biology Science Communication Awards 2016. There are two categories: New Researcher Prize (£750) and Established Researcher Prize (£1500). Supported by the Wellcome Trust, the Awards are […]

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BSF 16 proposals

A final reminder that the call for event proposals for the British Science Festival will be closing on Friday 25 March 2016 – this Friday. The 2016 British Science Festival will be hosted by Swansea University from 6-9 September 2016. Proposals should be aimed at non-specialist adults with a broad interest in science Find out […]

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Arts & Science Festival

The University of Birmingham’s Arts & Science Festival returns next week, for its fourth year. Running Monday 14 – Sunday 20 March and themed Memory and Forgetting, the festival showcases culture, research and collaboration across campus through a free programme of concerts, exhibitions, screenings, talks and workshops. Full festival programme available here. Email Facebook Twitter

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Jurassic Park: Family SciScreen

Join the West Midlands branch of the British Science Association for a fun-packed day of Jurassic science! Suitable for the whole family; take part in hands on science activities, listen to a science talk and relax to watch the classic film – Jurassic Park! 12:00 – 13:00 – Hands-on science activities 13:10- 13:50 – Pre […]

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Busking at Cheltenham

‘Around Town’ is a new venture for 2016, taking the Science Festival out on to the streets of Cheltenham. They will have three busking spots in prominent positions in Cheltenham town centre and are creating an exciting programme of live demos, science discussions and performances. If you have an activity or performance you feel would work […]