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Vision and Camouflage Citizen Science Games

Students will love these online citizen science games about the evolution of vision and camouflage, and they could make a great science club resource:  http://www.sensoryecology.com/games/ Funded by BBSRC, the key aims of this real research project are to understand how visual information guides behaviour, and how diversity in animal coloration results from key evolutionary processes, […]

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BIG Skills Day: Digital Making

Don’t know your GPIO from your Yippie-Ki-Yay? This Skills Day, on 13th October 2017, is for you. You’ll be guided you through some simple programming-the-physical-world exercises, exploring the point where code meets tangible objects. Then we’ll offer some examples of where this sort of work leads, who’s doing it, and why anybody thinks it’s enjoyable, […]

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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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PhD student internships at the RI

The Royal Institution (Ri) based in Mayfair currently has opportunities for two Professional Internships for PhD students. They are exciting opportunities and will have varying levels of involvement in the delivery of the famous Royal Institution Christmas Lectures. Media and communications Assistant – November 2017 to January 2018 This placement would be ideal for anyone […]

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‘Explorers Fair’ exhibitors call

Explorers Fair is Broadway’s three day celebration of arts, play, science and technology; a world for young creative explorers, families and educators to: Discover exciting, new toys & tech. Meet inspiring inventors. Make and learn together with playful projects. Get hands on with awesome experiments. Based in Nottingham and part of Nottingham’s Festival of Science and Curiosity the Fair is aimed at schools […]

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Job – Video and Digital Comms Officer

IGGY, the University of Warwick’s online learning community, is looking for a talented multimedia specialist to help us create engaging digital content for bright young people. The post holder will be skilled with a camera, adept at film editing, and comfortable combining editorial rigour with branding and marketing messages to create inspiring digital content which […]

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Digital Festival at Dudley Libraries

Dudley Libraries are planning a STEM fair and Digital Festival at Halesowen Library on 8th October and are hoping for up to 200 people. If anyone would like an outreach/public engagement opportunity fairly locally, and would like a stand, let Emily know.

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Job – IGGY Digital Comms Officer

IGGY, the University of Warwick’s online learning community, is looking for a talented multimedia specialist to help us create engaging digital content for bright young people. The post holder will be skilled with a camera, adept at writing copy and able to combine editorial rigour with branding and marketing messages to create inspiring digital content […]

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Digital content SciCommers project

Ideas Foundation are looking for suggestions of any creative science communicators who may be able to tutor on how to use Twitter, Whats App. Videos to excite interest in science amongst young people. The tutors would be working with young people to help them create their own science communication digital content. They have several projects […]