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DustSafe UK – A Global Citizen Science Project

DustSafe is an exciting new global citizen science project aiming to explore household dust and its constituents. We plan to investigate chemical and microbial diversity in the dust found in our homes. The project is part of a larger program of research led out of Macquarie University (by Professor Mark P Taylor) in Australia via the […]

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Online moderators wanted for ‘I’m A…’

I’m A Scientist are looking for moderators to work with us for 2 weeks this March. You’ll be helping out with our online events, I’m a Scientist UK, I’m an Engineer UK and I’m an Engineer Ireland. The job consists of moderating live chats, approving students’ questions, checking content and generally helping to run the […]

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IOP public engagement grant open

TheInstitute of Physics public engagement grant scheme now provides up to £3,000 to individuals and organisations running physics-based events and activities in the UK and Ireland. We are looking to fund projects starting after February 2019 and finishing within a year. To find out more about the scheme and to access guidelines on how to […]

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RS and STEM in the UK

The new Education event Manager at RS Components wants your input. Laura Giddings has recently taken over their STEM campaign, tasked with the co-ordination of all STEM activities in the UK and Northern Europe supported by RS. Laura will be working with a plethora of businesses and institutes in the UK and Northern Europe, all […]

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Job – National Schools’ Observatory

The National Schools’ Observatory (NSO) are looking to recruit an enthusiastic science communicator to join our STFC-funded ‘Astronomy for Remote and Island Schools’ (AfRIS) project, which begins on the 1st September 2017. The part-time (0.2 FTE) role will act as the second member of a small, mobile science-outreach team, which will create, organise and deliver […]

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Parliamentary survey for academics on barriers to engagement

The UK Parliament wants to understand the barriers for academics in working with us, particularly those academics from more diverse backgrounds. We are aware that some groups of academics engage with Parliament more than others, and would like to find out why. Please complete and share our short survey to help us support as many […]

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On screen opportunities for UK based archaeologists

A major UK broadcaster is in development with an archaeology programme and is looking for an active field archaeologist living and working in Britain. The project requires availability off and on for the next 18 months. Commercial archaeology would also be of interest. If this is of interest, please upload an up-to-date CV, two recent pictures and a […]

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UK Space Agency Exploration funding

The UK Space Agency invites applications for its exploration, education and outreach opportunity. This enables organisations to run schemes that support the education and outreach aims and objectives of the UK Space Agency’s exploration programme. It aims to build upon the agency’s investment in the ISS and SciSpace programmes for human spaceflight and microgravity research, […]

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RSC Outreach fund – grant call open

The Royal Society of Chemistry invites applications for its outreach fund – small grants. These provide financial support to members, individuals and organisations in order to enable them to run chemistry-based public and schools engagement activities. The trust aim to support projects that: maximise our members’ outreach and engagement contribution; offer teachers a range of […]

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#TechniciansMakeitHappen

The Gatsby Charitable Foundation are working hard to showcase the amazing work of the UK’s technicians to help face the growing skills shortfall. They are currently developing engagement online; starting conversations about the role of technicians and the great job opportunities out there. Technicians Make it Happen has a presence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram that […]