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National Citizen Science Day

Presented by the Citizen Science Association, this celebration kicks off on April 16 and runs through to May 21, 2016. Hundreds of events will be held throughout the country, inviting people to get involved with science research. You can find them all here. If you have your own event you can use the ‘Add an event form‘ to […]

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Ingenious & Fearless Companions

BOM is organising the first ever exhibition by the High Altitude Bioprospecting (HAB) science-art collective from 1st April to 11th June 2016 Ingenious and Fearless Companions explores the adventure of curiosity-driven research through a quest to find microscopic life in space. The title is taken from a letter from French poet Victor Hugo to chemist and aeronaut […]

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Arts & Science Festival

The University of Birmingham’s Arts & Science Festival returns next week, for its fourth year. Running Monday 14 – Sunday 20 March and themed Memory and Forgetting, the festival showcases culture, research and collaboration across campus through a free programme of concerts, exhibitions, screenings, talks and workshops. Full festival programme available here. Email Facebook Twitter

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Astro in the City – March ’16

The next Astronomy in the City event is Wednesday March 9th 2016, 5:30 pm–10 pm. Booking essential! We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s general relativity, our best theory of gravity. General relativity is central to much of modern astrophysics (including research we do here), explaining everything from black holes to the expansion of the […]

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Music and the Geek

Some comedians, musicians, scientists & IT consultants walk into a bar… Science Grrl and the British Science Association present  MUSIC AND THE GEEK A night of entertainment by geeks for everyone! You’ll laugh, dance and maybe even learn something* Line up: Helen Arney: Geek Songstress Fox Dog Studios: IT Rock’n’Roll Jollyboat: Award-Winning Musical Comedians Science Ceilidh: […]