Take your research to communities around Begbroke - call from Oxford University Development
25 January 2023
Public Engagement - opportunity
Oxford University Development are looking for academics, researchers, staff, students, post-docs, spin-outs and start-ups to help build their new exciting engagement programme to tell the story of science at Begbroke, to communities across Oxfordshire.
At present they're interested to hear from anyone who would like to take part, and are open to any all forms of activities - they're happy to be flexible around however you'd like to be involved.
Their starting themes are:
- Circular Economy and Inclusive Innovation
- Food and the Climate Crisis
- Materials of the Future
- Animal Biology
- Transport of the Future
- Artificial Intelligence and Data
There are opportunities at upcoming activities through 2023:
Science Wonder Spring 2023
Bringing Begbroke science stories to nearby communities – Interactive sessions, fun days in community centres, village halls,
'Open Lab/Promenade Science Wonder Festival' May/June 2023
Fun family science and technology festival at Begbroke – University academics, staff, engagement teams, researchers, museums, spin-outs all welcome, including to work with community groups to co-create content
If you have any questions or are interested to be involved, please click here to get in touch with OUD via Eleanor Mathieson.
About OUT and Begbroke
Oxford University Development (OUD) is a joint venture partnership bringing together the land and opportunities of Oxford University with the investment and development management skills of Legal & General Capital. Click here to find out more about Oxford University Development.
A key project is the development of Begbroke Innovation District, allocated in Cherwell District Council’s Local Plan, which builds on the achievements of Begbroke Science Park, where world-class university scientists work with industry decision-makers and entrepreneurs to turn cutting-edge research into commercial opportunities. OUD plans to deliver a world class, mixed-use neighbourhood around Begbroke Science Park.
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