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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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Raspberry Pi projects book 3 is out

If you are looking to build tech or engineering workshops with people, then this could be very useful for you. The latest version of the official Raspberry Pi Projects book is here and is absolutely jam packed with articles about the Raspberry Pi. Get started with coding in Python on the Raspberry Pi Be inspired by […]

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‘Just Add Imagination’ resource

We are excited to share our new resource for parents and families, called ‘Just Add Imagination‘. It is part of our new Parents for STEM Futures project to actively engage parents of primary school aged children in science and maths subjects. This digital (and printable) resource aims to show how creative and exciting STEM (science, technology, engineering […]

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Pop Up Science – a practical guide

Today The Curious Act has launched Pop Up Science, a free and practical guide to transforming empty shops into creative spaces for science engagement. The guide was written to disseminate learning from our two pilot pop up science shop projects funded by Wellcome (The Heart and Lung Repair Shop and The Heart and Lung Convenience […]

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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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Job – KS3 Education Resource Developers

The British Science Association is looking for an individual/organisation to develop a Key Stage 3 educational resource about queuing at a tourist attraction. The resource should have a high amount of maths content, so we are looking specifically for education resource developers with maths or physics backgrounds. The total budget for the resource is £3000. […]

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30th anniversary of CREST ideas

Whether you are a science communicator, academic or just an interested member of the public, the British Science Association are calling on you to let us know what inspires the young people you know or work with! Whether it is a creative science project title, wacky inventions or top tips on running STEM clubs, we […]