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‘Biochemistry: The Molecules of Life’ MOOC

The Biochemical Society has launched its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), ‘Biochemistry: The Molecules of Life’, which will start on FutureLearn on 26th June, and is ideal for students to do between the end of exams and the summer holidays. This free, three week long course (3 hours per week) is targeted at 15-19 year […]

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Launching ‘Botany Live’

We want the whole world to know about the fascination of plants. Therefore, we are launching ‘Botany Live’, an online science communication initiative for Fascination of Plants Day 2017 (FoPD). For this, we are asking scientists, science communicators, educators and anyone who feels passionate about plants to live-stream a short peek into their lives. ’Botany […]

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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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Moderator vacancies this November

Gallomanor are looking to hire four moderators to work on their online events, I’m a Scientist UK and Ireland, and I’m an Engineer UK, for two weeks this November. The job consists of moderating live chats, approving students’ questions, checking content and generally helping to run the site. We’re after people who have great attention to detail, […]

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Online Judges for Big Bang Competition

Can you help our young scientists and engineers build their skills and confidence in project work? EngineeringUK are currently looking for individuals with a STEM background (academic or working) to become Online Judges for The Big Bang Competition (formerly known as the National Science and Engineering Competition). The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition […]

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I’m a Scientist / I’m an Engineer

I’m a Scientist and I’m an Engineer return this November to show students across the UK and Ireland a slice of real science and engineering. The events will be running 7th–18th November 2016, and scientists and engineers can apply now to take part. Keep reading for all the details of the November events, as well […]

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‘Real Life Science’ want your stories

Real Life Science is a community space where scientists and non-scientists talk with each other. They have just launched and are looking for both great content and contributors. They want to publish posts written by site users and are happy to be involved at whatever level you like: They can conduct interviews, produce video and podcast […]

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‘I’m a Scientist’ Moderator Jobs

The ‘I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!’ team are looking to hire two moderators to work on their online events, I’m a Scientist and I’m an Engineer, for two weeks this June. The job consists of moderating live chats, approving students’ questions, checking content and generally helping to run the site. They are after […]

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Introducing Science Live

Ivvet Modinou, British Science Association At the BSA we’re committed to growing the number of people interested and engaged in science. From our experience, one of the best ways of doing this is through live events – which bring people together to discuss, discover and debate new ideas. Our ambition is to see more events […]