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Workshop evaluating tabletop displays 19 june

A half-day workshop aimed at researchers/ academics who are planning, developing or running tabletop displays or exhibitions to engage the public with research. Register by 12 June.

Falling walls science engager of the year 2019 deadline 30 june

Falling Walls Engage is an international platform for all forms of science engagement, hosted by Falling Walls Foundation in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung. Its goal is to showcase successful science engagement projects from a wide range of fields.

Join the 2019 oxhos roadshow

The Oxford Hands-on Society is a student-led group of like-minded individuals keen on sharing science with school students. Each summer they take hands-on science activities on tour around British Schools. They're looking for volunteers to get involved.

Materials research society impact award deadline 1 august

The Materials Research Society invites nominations for its impact award, which recognises individuals who have displayed excellence in areas of science communication, education, advancing diversity, mentoring or community engagement.

Healthcare infection society public engagement grants deadline 1 september

This scheme provides funds up to £1000 to support events where aspects of clinical microbiology, infection prevention and control, and healthcare-associated infections are promoted to the public and other relevant stakeholders.

Palaeontological association engagement grants deadline 1 september

Awards, normally of £5,000, are made to encourage educational outreach, public engagement, and related initiatives in palaeontological themes.

Mani l bhaumik award for public engagement with science deadline 1 august

The American Association for the Advancement of Science invites nominations for the Mani L Bhaumik award for public engagement with science. This recognises contributions to public engagement with science.

Aaas early career award for public engagement with science deadline 1 august

The AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science, established in 2010, recognises early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science activities.

Royal society of chemistry small outreach grants deadline 9 september

This fund provides financial support to members, individuals and organisations in order to enable them to run chemistry-based public and schools engagement activities. Up to £2,000 is available.

Stfc public engagement early career researcher forum call for applications deadline friday 20 july

The STFC Public Engagement Early-Career Researcher Forum (the 'PEER Forum') will support talented scientists and engineers in the early stages of their career to develop their public engagement and outreach goals, to ensure the next generation of STFC scientists and engineers continue to deliver the highest quality of purposeful, audience-driven public engagement.

Sense about science john maddox prize nominations now open deadline noon 19 july

The John Maddox Prize recognises the work of individuals who promote sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest, facing difficulty or hostility in doing so, and comes with a cash prize. There is a early career category.

The brilliant club graduate students information event 22 may

The Brilliant Club is a university access charity which partners with a number of Oxford colleges to work with high performing young people from underrepresented communities. There is an information event for those interested in finding out more about how you can get involved with the Scholars Programme as a PhD tutor.

Listen equity exclusion and everyday science learning book review

The New Books Network podcast reviews and discusses a new book by Dr Emily Dawson on her work looking at the experiences of minoritised groups with everyday science learning.

Royal society of biology outreach and engagement awards deadline 28 june

The Royal Society of Biology are inviting applications to their Outreach and Engagement Awards, that aims to reward bioscience researchers' outreach work carried out to inform, enthuse and engage the public. There are categories for both established and new researchers, both with a cash prize.

Communicating science in the age of fake news w alice roberts simon singh 7 may

The NERC DTP are hosting this event as part of their Grand Challenges Seminar Series. This is a free event with fantastic speakers. All welcome, but you need to register. Expert panel discussing the threats facing science communication in the era of fake news.

Royal college of pathologists innovation grant scheme deadline 3 june2019

The Public Engagement Innovation Grant Scheme offers up to £1000 for the delivery of a range of pathology-related activities or events throughout the UK.

Three minute thesis competition sign up2019

3 Minutes, 1 Slide…..Your Thesis! The 3 Minute Thesis competition challenges doctoral candidates to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance in just three minutes to a non-specialist audience.

The bone research society neil mackenzie public engagement award deadline 31 may

This recognises new investigators participating in, or developing activities related to, public engagement to enhance awareness of research by society members in the area of basic, clinical or translational research in mineralised tissues. A cash prize of £500 is available.

The british society for the history of science outreach and engagement grants deadline 17 may

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Engagement offers grants of up to £200 to support engagement and outreach projects in the history of science. There are four rounds a year.

Talking maths in public conference cambridge 29 31 august

A biennial event for people who work in, or otherwise participate in, communicating mathematics to the public. The event is independently organised, and funded by ticket sales and grants from mathematical institutions.

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