Find the latest updates of public engagement news, opportunities, funding, and more.
The BNA Festivals of Neuroscience includes activities designed to share the excitement, knowledge, and latest research in neuroscience with people who wouldn't normally attend a scientific conference - i.e. anyone who isn't a neuroscientist. If you have an existing activity or idea you can suggest it as part of their public programme.
MPLS Division seeking new Academic Champion for Public Engagement with Research, deadline extended 11 Dec
We've extended our deadline in search of a new Academic Champion for Public Engagement with Research - you'll play a key role updating and reshaping of the Division's Strategic Plan for Public Engagement with Research, and help improve opportunities and support for public engagement. This role has administrative support, budget and an additional responsibility allowance.
26 October 2020
Every year the British Science Association asks for applications for the seven Award Lectureships available to early career academics who are skilled at engaging people with their research. These Award Lectures aim to promote open and informed discussion of science and related disciplines.
The Oxford Sparks Advisory Board is looking for two Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to join its team. If you are a DPhil student or post-doctoral researcher enthusiastic about public engagement with research, APPLY NOW!
16 October 2020
Covid restrictions mean that the festival isn't happening exactly the same as it has in the past, but there are still opportunities to contribute to this seasonal celebration, including sharing online resources for families to create something illuminated at home, or displaying something illuminated in a window.
Cardiff Science Festival are welcoming expressions of interest from anyone interesting in hosting an event, face-to-face or virtually, at their upcoming festival.
The British Science Association is working to make connections between researchers and community organisations. Find out how to get involved and also more about their approach to community engagement. They're looking for connections with a group in the Banbury area.
This online programme running throughout the summer term until 20 July enables school students to engage with active researchers and staff to provide inspiring STEM lessons for students as they are taught at home during school closures - based on the popular, excellent online engagement programme, I'm a Scientist... Get Me Out Of Here!
The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. The University are members and as such can contribute stories to the site, which can then be republished. Here they provide a comprehensive guide to better understand what they do and how you can get involved.