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Science Pumpkins Contest

Can you use your science know-how and creativity to tell a science story – carved into a pumpkin?! On Monday 30th October, bring in your best carved pumpkin creations for display over lunchtime.  There will be prizes of £20 Amazon vouchers for the “Best science showstopper” pumpkin, plus the “Best science storytelling” pumpkin depicting actual […]

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Job – Life & Environmental Sciences, UoBham

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham are seeking a Student Recruitment Coordinator to join the Student Recruitment team within the broader Marketing and Communications team based in the College to provide day to day support for student recruitment activities and processes. The successful candidate will be expected to build […]

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IoP Interact symposium at UoBham

Have you worked on an outreach, public engagement or science communication project based on the physical sciences? Are you looking to share your learning, celebrate your success and help others avoid your mistakes? If so then the Interact symposium is for you! Thursday 14 September, University of Birmingham We are looking for all sorts of people […]

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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 […]

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Job – Lapworth Museum Development & Sustainability Officer

The Lapworth Museum of Geology has collections of pre-eminent national and international importance, evidenced by the award of Designated Status (Arts Council England). The museum contains the largest and finest geological collection in the West Midlands Region, and is one of the most important geological centres outside of the national museums. The Lapworth is the […]

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Poetry Competition almost closed!

Verve is Birmingham’s first Festival of Poetry and Spoken Word, coming soon in February 2017 and organised in partnership with Waterstones Birmingham and local publisher the Emma Press. “We believe that Birmingham deserves its own dedicated poetry and spoken word festival, and we hope Verve will help the people of Birmingham and beyond to celebrate […]

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UoB Distinguished Lecture series: Prof Margaret Boden

Professor Boden is a world authority in the field of artificial intelligence – she even has a robot named in her honour. The long career of Professor Boden is the very epitome of cross-disciplinary working. From medicine, to psychology, to cognitive and computer science, to technology and philosophy, Professor Boden has spent decades straddling multiple […]

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Pioneers Lecture Series – Kevin Fong

The Pioneers Lecture Series will be welcoming Dr Kevin Fong, a Consultant in Anaesthesia at University College Hospital in London and holds degrees in Astrophysics, Medicine and Engineering. He is also a science and medical broadcaster and writer. Dr. Fong is best known for his television appearances, particularly as an occasional presenter of the long-running BBC2 […]

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UoB Storytelling Researcher Video Competition

For researchers at the University of Birmingham, their annual competition is back starting next week and you have until noon on December 9th to create an engaging video centered on your research. There are rules, so read carefully. See entries from previous years here. Winners will be announced on Dec 15th at their Annual Public Engagement […]

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Three Minute Thesis ’16

If you are a current doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham and are interested in developing your presentation and research communication skills, raising the profile of your research and having the chance to win an international research bursary, this is for you. After you submit your application, you will also receive expert training to help […]