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Call for ‘Curiosity’ participation

Wellcome and BBC Children in Need are collaborating on Curiosity – a programme that uses science activities to make a positive difference in the lives of children and young people affected by disadvantage. Curiosity funding is intended for youth organisations in the UK whose main remit is supporting children and young people affected by disadvantage. The […]

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BBC Learning’s Terrific Scientific

BBC Terrific Scientific will be attending the Big Bang Science fair at the NEC in Birmingham in March. You may have heard of it, it’s a science fair where teachers, children and parents come together to celebrate science, technology, engineering and maths through fun and interesting hands on activities, workshops and stage shows. We are […]

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BBC Pandemic is spreading

You may have seen that the BBC Pandemic app is really taking off and we’re keen to capitalise on this momentum going into the weekend, and get as many people downloading as possible. The more people participate using the app, the more useful the data in our contagion models will be! Which Disaster Killed the Most […]

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News Update from the BBC Academy’s New Talent team

Based at BBC Birmingham, we lead the BBC’s entry level talent schemes across the UK including; Apprenticeships aimed at school leavers and Traineeships aimed at graduates, working across the BBC’s Production, Technology, Business and Journalism departments. These are paid contracts of employment with a salary, fully paid training fees and fantastic work placement opportunities.  Some […]

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Health opportunities within BBC Science

BBC Science are looking for health experts who can explain research onscreen to a general audience. They are also looking for health stories that showcase new techniques or diagnostic tools, breakthrough medicine, new findings, or new research that can shape health advice for the public. They are keen to find institutions or researchers that might like […]

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BBC invites applications from expert women

The BBC is looking for female experts in a variety of subjects including STEM, health, law, terrorism, politics and economics. Training for successful applicants is on 31st March in London. Closing date for applications is 26th Feb. Info here http://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/news/article/art20170127102127476   via The Academic Ideas Lab http://www.academicideaslab.co.uk – 0121 6033980 – @ideaslabproject

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‘Terrific Scientists’ for BBC Learning

BBC Learning is launching a bold, ambitious science campaign aimed at inspiring primary-age teachers and their pupils through exciting, innovative and accessible mass-participation investigations that every school can take part in. We’ll also host exciting content on our website and social media channels which launch in November. As part of this content, we’re curating a […]

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Make Me An Egghead!

Hosted by Jeremy Vine, Make Me An Egghead is a nationwide search to find two contestants (one male and one female) who are good enough to join the Eggheads, considered the UK’s most fearsome quiz team. The winner of each show will move into the next heat.  The series concludes in a Grand Final and the winner […]

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Science Writing Competition ’16

The UWE Bristol SCU Science Writing Competition 2016 is now open. Aimed at non-professional science writers, entrants are invited to write a 700-word article about “the next big thing in science.” The closing date is 24 June 2016. For more information go to http://www.uwe.ac.uk/sciencewriting There is a separate category for writers aged under 18, and […]