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A contest of writing scientific stories for children

The Society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK/CERU) would like to invite you to participate in the 2nd edition of our contest Science me a story, an initiative sponsored by Lilly Foundation and with the collaboration of The University of Liverpool. The aim of the contest is to promote science using stories as a […]

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Wellcome reports on reaching disadvantaged young people

List members might be interested in two recent publications from Wellcome-commissioned research, which are available on our website. The first, by 2CV, is called ‘The context of youth workers’. It sets out the drivers and motivations of youth workers and explores how science engagement might help them achieve their goals. It includes a guide on how […]

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Children’s Book Series

The Marie Curie Alumni Association is launching a children’s book series about scientists, with the first in the series focussing on Marie Curie. From the IndieGoGo page description: “Children are constantly exposed to superhero role models who rely on supernatural powers, something to which kids cannot relate. By focusing on the scientist’s key personality trait—in […]

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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 […]