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Opening up science for all! coming to Birmingham

You’re invited to a one-day workshop on Monday, 25th June 2018 at The Studio in Birmingham to collaboratively build on and challenge existing plans for a national community around participatory public engagement, citizen science and environmental research. This Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)-funded Stage 1 Engaging Environments consortium-and capacity-building project is led by the Opening […]

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Public engagement opportunity for environmental science researchers

Are you an environmental science researcher?  Interested how people access and use scientific research?  Want to develop your skills and increase the impact of your research? NERC has joined forces with non-profit organisations the British Science Association (BSA) and FoAM to launch AccessLab – an exciting opportunity for researchers to build new relationships and help […]

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October is NERC engagement month

October is public engagement month on social media for @NERCscience! What are your engagement experiences and what works well?  Why do you engage?  What do you wish you knew when you started? Read our new engagement blog Find out our Reasons to Engage for each day of October and share your thoughts and images, using the hashtag #NERCengage Join the […]

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NERC Underground showcase

NERC is offering an opportunity for researchers to run public engagement activities as part of the NERC 2017 showcase. Running from 17-20 November, the event aims to engage visitors with research of the natural world, connecting specifically to ground and underground science. The showcase will be based at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, and will comprise of […]

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Engaging Environments funding call

The NERC public engagement call (‘Engaging Environments’) inviting proposals for consortium and capacity building projects costing between £50k and £100k has been announced: http://www.nerc.ac.uk/about/whatwedo/engage/public/pe-call/ This consortium and capacity building stage aims to build a long-term, effective and innovative public engagement community, and support the formation of collaborative teams who will then go on, in a second […]

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NERC public engagement funding

NERC is inviting proposals under this programme for public engagement projects costing up to £20k that must be delivered between January and end of March 2017. A call information event will be held on Thursday 22 September 2016. Applications to attend this event will close at 16:00 on Monday 12 September. Please see the Announcement of Opportunity […]

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Exhibits Call at NERC’s Into The Blue

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) are offering a free-to-exhibit opportunity to have an exhibition stand or run public engagement activities as part of their Into The Blue (Science We Live and Breathe) showcase, which is taking place in Manchester during October half-term (25-29 October 2016). Visitors to the event will be a broad public audience, primarily […]