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Video making workshop – Oxford

Science Oxford is pleased to offer this one-day workshop that will give you all the skills you need to make your own videos on a mobile phone, then post it. Boost your marketing and raise your profile by learning how to plan, shoot, edit and then add text, subtitles and music to a video. Get […]

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10th annual ‘Dance Your PhD’ contest

Do you wish that more people understood your Ph.D. project? It doesn’t matter if you’re doing that research right now, or you did it years ago: It doesn’t get any easier to explain—unless you dance it out. That’s right. It’s the annual Dance Your Ph.D. contest, sponsored by Science and AAAS. And this year marks […]

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Science Made Simple video competition

Science made simple turns 15 years old in July this year and we’re holding a film competition to encourage students and adults to make some science simple in 60 seconds or less. In case you haven’t come across it, I wanted to just flag it up as there is an adult ‘open’ category and we’d […]

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Lapworth Museum addition

The Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that it has had a new arrival… a Darwinopterus! This short film (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kczv92B7tXg) shows its first few moments in the museum and it settling into its new surroundings. I hope you like this short video. This is a particularly important year […]

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Animation about coping with exam stress

We all know how stressful exam time can be. To help students cope, The Physiological Society have created an animation entitled “Conquering exam stress: lessons from our bodies” aimed at school students, showing a bit about how stress works in the body, and giving a few tips for how to take control. They launched it […]

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Chemistry World scicomm competition

The RSC’s Chemistry World is hosting a competition to support people getting into scicomm. It’s open to new science communicators (sorry, but no previous paid scicomm experience) aged 16 or over. Full eligibility details are on the web page. The five finalists get their work published in Chemistry World, £250 each and some mentoring before […]

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Biochemical Society’s SciComm competition opens

Each year the Biochemical Society looks to identify and celebrate outstanding science communicators with their annual Science Communication Competition. This is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students and is your opportunity to showcase your SciComm talents. There are two categories; written and video. Your entry must be bioscience themed and aimed at the general […]

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‘Terrific Scientists’ for BBC Learning

BBC Learning is launching a bold, ambitious science campaign aimed at inspiring primary-age teachers and their pupils through exciting, innovative and accessible mass-participation investigations that every school can take part in. We’ll also host exciting content on our website and social media channels which launch in November. As part of this content, we’re curating a […]

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Job – Video and Digital Comms Officer

IGGY, the University of Warwick’s online learning community, is looking for a talented multimedia specialist to help us create engaging digital content for bright young people. The post holder will be skilled with a camera, adept at film editing, and comfortable combining editorial rigour with branding and marketing messages to create inspiring digital content which […]

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ESO – The visible and the hidden

During the Christmas holidays in 2016, from Friday 26 December to Thursday 1 January, 56 secondary school students aged 16–18 will spend a week in the Italian Alps doing astronomy activities and becoming part of a vibrant international community of alumni and astronomers. Applications are now open for the ESO astronomy camp 2016. To apply, […]