Find the latest updates of public engagement news, opportunities, funding, and more.
17 June 2022
Sign up now to be part of Science Together in 22/23! Work with local community groups to co-develop research projects that are grounded in local needs, interests and perspectives. No experience required, full training and support is provided and the projects are given a small seed fund to get them off the ground.
ATOM: the Abingdon Science and Technology festival takes place each year, with a range of events and activities. This year the festival includes the a science fair at Abingdon Market place, which you can express interest in taking a stall to.
25 March 2022
Cumberland Lodge offers doctoral students in the UK a unique opportunity to benefit from a close association with our work and discussions for two years, including developing skills and networks around public and policy engagement.
The IF-Oxford Science and Ideas Festival are inviting expressions of interest to take part in this year's festival (7-25 October) - this can include in person and online activities.
The Oxfordshire Play Association is inviting researchers with fun hands-on activities to attend their 'playdays'. If you have an activity appropriate for primary aged and pre-school aged children then get in touch!
NERC are looking for young people and environmental science researchers to help pilot their Stories for Hope 5 Day Pop-up Community Challenge, Monday 14th March - Friday 18th March 2022.
1 March 2022
3 Minutes, 1 Slide…..Your Thesis! An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present; how about in just 3 minutes with the aid of a single slide? DPhil students are invited to apply to take part. Training and prizes are available! Training and final will be held online.
The British Science Festival are now accepting event proposals for the 2022 Festival in Leicester, hosted by De Montfort University.
In 2022 Festival of Nature is pulling together a full programme of collaborative in-person, digital and hybrid events across the Bristol and Bath region, and love to hear from you if you are involved in reaching audiences with environmental content.
New Scientist Live, a flagship event, is returning to London in October 2022, and are looking for inspiring speakers. They particularly encourage applications from early career researchers and people from under-represented groups.
Soapbox Science is an annual event at venues around the world, where a dozen women talk about their scientific research to the public to raise the awareness of women in science.
Early Career Researchers - opportunity to contribute to 'Great Explanations' book, deadline 18 October
Sense about Science have launched this opportunity for researchers to contribute to an anthology of the most pressing, fascinating and sometimes just plain overlooked topics from the far reaches of science.
From Michaelmas 2021, Oxford Sparks - the University's platform for digital science engagement - will be regularly creating and publishing live action video content. Would you like to share your research with others? Submit an expression of interest now!
NERC climate scientists are invited to participate in a new public engagement, and professional development looking to engage young people with their environmental science research, and develop their digital and youth engagement capacity.
12 August 2021
UKRI are running this compeitition for early career researchers (PhD students and post-docs) whose research links to the food security challenge. Winners receive a 2 day storytelling masterclass and opportunity to present their research in a public-facing final.
The History of Science museum is looking for masters and DPhil students and postdocs to get involved with their 'science shorts' programme supporting their current Meat Your Future exhibition.
6 August 2021
The Summer Science Exhibition welcomes thousands of visits and is an excellent high profile opportunity to engage a variety of audiences through interactive displays and activities.
The British Science Association are seeking activities to be included in online activity packs for British Science Week 2022. The theme is 'growth' and they welcome contributions for all areas of STEM.