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Telling Tales of Engagement Competition 2017

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, under the Research Councils UK digital economy theme, invites expressions of interest for their telling tales of engagement competition. This aims to capture and promote the impact of Research Council funded digital economy research is having. Activities may include video or podcast production, outreach activities to schools, public […]

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10th annual ‘Dance Your PhD’ contest

Do you wish that more people understood your Ph.D. project? It doesn’t matter if you’re doing that research right now, or you did it years ago: It doesn’t get any easier to explain—unless you dance it out. That’s right. It’s the annual Dance Your Ph.D. contest, sponsored by Science and AAAS. And this year marks […]

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Viral Colouring In

The Centre for Virus Research are launching a competition to promote our fantastic new CVR Colouring book! Created entirely by CVR scientists, the book gives a creative insight into the fascinating world of viruses. The competition will launch on 17th June on our social media channels @CVRInfo and https://www.facebook.com/centreforvirusresearch and run for the remainder of […]

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Science Made Simple video competition

Science made simple turns 15 years old in July this year and we’re holding a film competition to encourage students and adults to make some science simple in 60 seconds or less. In case you haven’t come across it, I wanted to just flag it up as there is an adult ‘open’ category and we’d […]

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John Maddox prize nominations

Sense About Science, in collaboration with Nature and the Kohn Foundation, invites nominations for the John Maddox prize. This recognises an individual who has promoted sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest. Nominations may be any kind of public activity, including writing, speaking and public engagement, in any of the following areas: […]

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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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Great Bug Hunt

The closing date for the ASE’s 2017 Great Bug Hunt competition is the 16th June! Simply identify a habitat, explore and discover the bugs that live there, photograph or draw them and record your findings – it’s that simple – plus, with the added benefits of fresh air, having fun and covering important parts of […]

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SSFX Space Sound Effects Short Film Competition

Space Sound Effects (SSFX) is an online short-film competition for filmmakers to submit up to 15 minute-long entries featuring and inspired by sounds recorded in space by satellites. The SSFX Short-Film Competition is free, open to all, and divided into categories by both age and location: Under 25 (UK) Under 25 (International) 25+ (UK) 25+ […]

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Chemistry World scicomm competition

The RSC’s Chemistry World is hosting a competition to support people getting into scicomm. It’s open to new science communicators (sorry, but no previous paid scicomm experience) aged 16 or over. Full eligibility details are on the web page. The five finalists get their work published in Chemistry World, £250 each and some mentoring before […]

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STARTS prize 2017 – call open!

On behalf of the European Commission, Ars Electronica in collaboration with BOZAR and Waag Society issues an open call for entries to a competition that determines the second recipients of STARTS, prestigious and—with two €20,000 prizes—highly endowed awards. Expressly encouraged are innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art. Science, Technology and Arts […]