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Learn to blog about science on Facebook Live

With public health, the planet and the future of humanity on the line, it’s more important than ever that the knowledge science creates be as widely shared as possible. That’s why actor and science communicator Alan Alda is teaming up with Scientific American to kick off a new Facebook Live series about how to write blogs and op-eds for […]

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BIG Skills Day: Digital Making

Don’t know your GPIO from your Yippie-Ki-Yay? This Skills Day, on 13th October 2017, is for you. You’ll be guided you through some simple programming-the-physical-world exercises, exploring the point where code meets tangible objects. Then we’ll offer some examples of where this sort of work leads, who’s doing it, and why anybody thinks it’s enjoyable, […]

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FLUX – Moving Science for SciComm

Flux are launching two new STEM opportunities for the workplace in their Autumn programme. First is their Yoga Lab, designed to bring yoga and well being to the STEM workplace and second is their training for science performers & communicators in physical performance techniques, relaxation and presentation. We are offering the opportunity for science communicators […]

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News Update from the BBC Academy’s New Talent team

Based at BBC Birmingham, we lead the BBC’s entry level talent schemes across the UK including; Apprenticeships aimed at school leavers and Traineeships aimed at graduates, working across the BBC’s Production, Technology, Business and Journalism departments. These are paid contracts of employment with a salary, fully paid training fees and fantastic work placement opportunities.  Some […]

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Astronomy & Astrophysics researchers wanted for CheltSciFest

**UPDATE** Now there is no application process. Volunteering is open to undergraduate students and you can choose which days you want to do. Just email Olivia Clemence. In 2017, Cheltenham Science Festival will be creating our first onsite makespace, the MakerShack, which will bring scientists, artists and makers together to inspire the public to explore […]

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Engineers wanted for CheltSciFest makespace

**UPDATE** Now there is no application process. Volunteering is open to undergraduate students and you can choose which days you want to do. Just email Olivia Clemence. In 2017, Cheltenham Science Festival will be creating our first onsite makespace, the MakerShack, which will bring engineers, scientists, and makers together to inspire the public to explore […]

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Presenting 101 at Presenter Network ‘On The Road’

The Presenter Network ‘on the road’ will land at the National Space Centre in Leicester on the 5th of April. If you are new to the world of presenting or just looking to build experience and pick up extra tips this session will be really useful. It will follow a similar format to regular Presenter Network […]

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‘Bostin Booker Bash’

The Midlands Region of the Professional Speaking Association has put together the most exciting ‘Meet the Speaker Booker’ event. In fact it’s so exciting, we’ve given it a name; Birmingham’s BOSTIN BOOKER BASH. If you want to know; What pushes a speaker booker’s buttons… What speaker booker’s look for? What your proposal should contain What […]

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Making science fun for all young people

Free training for youth workers in fun and engaging hands-on science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) activities. Learn about the value of STEM skills and how they can support a young person’s Personal and Social Development. Develop your skills and confidence to include STEM activities in your programme. Find out about national STEM initiatives and funding opportunities. […]

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The Science Showoff Talent Factory

Would you like to develop your science performance skills? Over the next year, would you like to meet and work with key contacts across the industry, and have access to new opportunities to perform? All with the help of the creator of Bright Club and Science Showoff, and one of the UK’s most popular science […]