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British Ecological Society outreach grants

The British Ecological Society invites applications for its outreach grants. These encourage individuals and organisations to promote ecological science to a wider audience through public engagement activities. Grants support projects that: increase public understanding of, and engagement with, ecology; stimulate discussion about ecology and its implications for society; inspire and enthuse people of all ages […]

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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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Outreach Grant at British Ecological Society

The British Ecological Society invites applications for its outreach grants. These encourage individuals and organisations to promote ecological science to a wider audience through public engagement activities. Grants support projects that: increase public understanding of, and engagement with, ecology; stimulate discussion about ecology and its implications for society; inspire and enthuse people of all ages […]

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SciComm resources from ESA

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) has a resource guide to get scientists started on communicating their work. They also launched a formal communication section to their website on the back of this, which can be found here. By asking folks to think like journalists, and leverage multimedia, they were better able to find the sweet spot […]

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The 2016 Great Bug Hunt

The closing date for the ASE’s 2016 Great Bug Hunt competition is the 17th June! Open to all Primary Schools… ‘The Great Bug Hunt competition is a fun and fascinating way to introduce children to the weird and wacky world of mini beasts. So grab a bug net and awaken their sense of discovery and adventure […]