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‘What works’- Social media

The NCCPE are delighted to announce the first in a series of ‘what works’ events. The first topic focusses on the use of social media in engaging the public with research. Last year the NCCPE commissioned a short piece of desk research to explore the use of social media in engaging the public with research. The researcher found: Researchers […]

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‘Constructing the mad scientist: tackling stereotypes in science’

Where does the stereotype of the mad scientist come from? Professor Alice Roberts, academic and broadcaster, tracks the history of the scientists in the public mind, discussing what can learn from these stories today.   The Huxley Summit took place on 8 November 2016 at BAFTA in London on the theme of ‘trust in the […]