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IOP Early Career Physics Communicator Award 2017

The IOP Physics Communicators Group invites applications from people at the start of their careers in physics who have undertaken activities that support and encourage excellent communication of physics. The deadline for applications is 2 October 2017. Shortlisted applicants will give a presentation demonstrating their physics communication methods at a special event on 24 November […]

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The London SciComm Socials Symposium

Join the London SciComm Socials on Thursday 11th May, at the Blizard Institute in Whitechapel (more information and tickets can be found here.) In September 2015 we started the London SciComm Socials as a chance for science communicators* from across London to get together. Last year we held our first ever symposium and over 140 […]

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5k PE grants from Physiological Society

The Physiological Society is offering grants of up to £5000 to support public engagement. The grants, which are available to both members and non-members, are designed to fund innovative and creative projects on any aspect of physiology. We particularly encourage collaborations between science communicators, artists, facilitators of public engagement, and our members. We are open to any […]

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IET International Engineering Photography Competition

Engineering is an exciting and fast-changing sector – shaping the world around us and improving the quality of our everyday lives. Traditional images of engineering and engineers have focused on hard hats and dirty overalls, which is an image the IET is committed to change. The IET International Engineering Photography Competition is open to any […]

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Launching ‘Botany Live’

We want the whole world to know about the fascination of plants. Therefore, we are launching ‘Botany Live’, an online science communication initiative for Fascination of Plants Day 2017 (FoPD). For this, we are asking scientists, science communicators, educators and anyone who feels passionate about plants to live-stream a short peek into their lives. ’Botany […]

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Lab_13 Scientist in Residence – Finland

As part of Ignite!’s development of Lab_13 International, a network of labs in schools run by children, we are seeking a Scientist in Residence for Lab_13 Koli, a village school in North Karelia, Finland.  This is a short contract of 3 weeks to work with the school and the Koli National Park visitors’ centre. Lab_13 […]

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Josh Award ’17 – Call for Nominations

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 provides the opportunity to become the science communicator in residence at the Manchester Science Festival, developing and delivering a new project or event while showcasing best practice in the field of science […]

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IoP Public Engagement Grants – open

The Institute of Physics invites applications for its public engagement grants. These support individuals and organisations running physics-based events and activities in the UK and Ireland. The aim is to encourage and support the development of projects that: raise public awareness of, and engagement with, contemporary physics; inspire and enthuse public audiences, especially those not […]

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The BIG Event Bursary – OPEN

Again this year, BIG is offering a few lovely bursary places to attend the BIG Event in July. This is ideal for people working in and around science communication, who think they might benefit from making some more professional friends by attending BIG’s three-day conference in Newcastle. The bursary covers registration fees to attend the […]

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Pint Of Science serving in Brum

Get ready for a full festival of cutting edge research being delivered over three days, 15th to 17th May, 2017! There are five themes running this year; ‘Atoms to Galaxies‘, ‘Beautiful Minds‘, ‘Our Body‘, ‘Our Society‘ and ‘Tech me Out‘. So far the tickets have been released for the first two themes with Atoms to […]