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Outreach and Schools Liaison Officer job

This is a key role for the School of Mathematics and the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham. The postholder will deliver our Outreach Strategy, inspiring young people to study maths and other STEM subjects while promoting the University of Birmingham as the destination of choice. They will lead on […]

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Teachers STEM Outreach Fair

The University of Birmingham’s Teachers STEM Outreach Fayre is designed to give you a chance to find out about the different Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) opportunities we offer for school students and teachers to get involved in. Thursday 15th November 2018, 16:30 – 19:00 Bridge Study Room between the Poynting and Watson Buildings, […]

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Birmingham Popular Maths lecture

  Ever wanted to know how maths has been used and is been used in video games?Join Dr Richard Lissaman from the University of Warwick in the Watson Building at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 28th February. In this talk we’ll look at interesting applications of school/college level mathematics in video games. This will include looking at […]

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UoB EPS Christmas lecture announced

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences requests the pleasure of your company at the EPS Christmas Lecture, ‘From Theorems to Serums, From Cryptology to Cosmology… and The Simpsons’, delivered by Simon Singh, author, journalist and TV producer, specialising in science and mathematics Thursday 7 December 2017 at 6:30pm, Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham. A […]

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Science Pumpkins Contest

Can you use your science know-how and creativity to tell a science story – carved into a pumpkin?! On Monday 30th October, bring in your best carved pumpkin creations for display over lunchtime.  There will be prizes of £20 Amazon vouchers for the “Best science showstopper” pumpkin, plus the “Best science storytelling” pumpkin depicting actual […]

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Job @ UoBham in Research Comms and Impact

The School of Chemistry is currently advertising for a Research Communications and Impact Officer The officer will manage the School’s relationship with the general public, as one of the key stakeholders of scientific research. The post-holder will work closely with researchers in chemistry to communicate their current research activities externally, making the most of the […]

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EWB Live Music Night

On November 23rd, Engineers Without Borders is hosting a fundraising night with fantastic live music performances at The Indie Lounge, in order to raise money for EWB-UK. LINE UP: 22.20-23.00 Karma Green 21.40-22.10 Neapolitan 21.20-21.35 John Wood’s Funk Band 20.55-21.10 David’s Band 20.25-20.45 Vee Kay 20.00-20.20 James Long 19.40-19.55 James Lambert Entry will be £3 […]

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Astronomy in the City, 2016/17!

The University of Birmingham Observatory are delighted to announce the 2016/2017 Astronomy in the City season! It is a series of free all-ticket public events, each packed with astrophysics; stargazing, and tea and biscuits. Evenings begin with talks covering astronomical highlights and recent research, and a question-and-answer session (for everything from beginner’s questions about the night sky […]

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UoB Distinguished Lecture series: Prof Margaret Boden

Professor Boden is a world authority in the field of artificial intelligence – she even has a robot named in her honour. The long career of Professor Boden is the very epitome of cross-disciplinary working. From medicine, to psychology, to cognitive and computer science, to technology and philosophy, Professor Boden has spent decades straddling multiple […]

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Pioneers Lecture Series – Kevin Fong

The Pioneers Lecture Series will be welcoming Dr Kevin Fong, a Consultant in Anaesthesia at University College Hospital in London and holds degrees in Astrophysics, Medicine and Engineering. He is also a science and medical broadcaster and writer. Dr. Fong is best known for his television appearances, particularly as an occasional presenter of the long-running BBC2 […]