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MathsJam news

A belated Happy New Year everyone! I hope all your festivities went well and the January blues aren’t too much of a struggle. MathsJam Brum will be back at The Old Joint stock on Tuesday 22nd January at 7pm, so please come along for the usual blend of stimulating conversation and challenging puzzles. Plus there’s […]

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BIG’s ‘Little’ event with bursaries

The Little Event is BIG’s one-day training session for people who are relatively early in their STEM communication career, whether they work in a science centre or museum, volunteer for a festival, are involved in university outreach, or do anything else to engage people with sciences. It’s coming to Thinktank Science Museum, Birmingham, on Thursday […]

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London SciComm training week!

If you’re just starting out in SciComm, interested but not really sure where to start or thinking of switching roles, London Scicomm Socials are running an afternoon on developing your SciComm career on the afternoon of Thursday 14th June from 1-5pm at Queen Mary. Tickets are £5 and all money will go to Sands: Stillbirth […]

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Public engagement spark awards

The Science and Technology Facilities Council invites applications for its public engagement spark awards. These support programmes of novel public engagement that focus on a topic within the council’s remit, which includes astronomy, solar and planetary science, particle physics, particle astrophysics, cosmology, nuclear physics and accelerator science. Applications that highlight the social, ethical, and economic […]

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London SciComm Summer Picnic date

It’s the fourth annual London Sci-comm Summer Picnic – eats, tunes, sci-commers and Kubb in the sunshine. Details below – hope you can join us – all welcome! Sunday 9th July 2017 Bring your own food, drink, picnic blankets and games. Hyde Park – specifically 51.506438°N, -0.162520°E Picnic from 1-6pm, then to a nearby pub Hope to […]

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The London SciComm Socials Symposium

Join the London SciComm Socials on Thursday 11th May, at the Blizard Institute in Whitechapel (more information and tickets can be found here.) In September 2015 we started the London SciComm Socials as a chance for science communicators* from across London to get together. Last year we held our first ever symposium and over 140 […]

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Scicomm Freelancer Brunch, 30th March

In the spirit of continuing to organise things where sci-comm freelancers can get together and meet up, and doing them during the week when the ‘normals’ are all chained to their desks, we’re doing a freelance brunch (frunch) thing on Thursday 30th March from 10.30 onwards. We’ll be at Granger & Co, which is at […]

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Einstein’s Garden SciComm Social

As the very popular Green Man festival is imminent, and many SciCommers spend several days in Einstein’s Garden, the ever-effervescent Maddy Foard has organised a special social event! If you are on site on the 19th August from 19:30, you will want to take this opportunity to meet all of the exciting people that Einstein’s Garden […]

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BOM launch #artandtechsocial workshops

Free hot food & insight into how tech & art collide! Join Birmingham Open Media (BOM) for local food and drinks from Southside and get hands-on making with a bunch of like-minded folks interested in art and tech. This new monthly event aims to inspire emerging creatives and offer peer-to-peer tech support in a friendly, […]