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Find the latest updates of public engagement news, opportunities, funding, and more.

Priyanka at live final

Soapbox Science, the event where women scientists can share their work with the public, is back for its third year in Oxford.


Funding between £5k and £3 million for anyone with a great idea for engaging the public in conversations about health-related science and research.


Are you a PhD graduate who wants to help a young person realise their academic potential? The Brilliant Club is a charity that aims to increase access to highly selective Universities. The 'Researchers in Schools' and 'Scholars' programmes offers opportunities for DPhil students and post-doctoral researchers to run tutorials designed around their own research to small groups of pupils.


Ever thought of writing poetry about science? Come to a free taster workshop at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, 17 Feb, 10am-4pm.


If you are a female scientist interested in gaining more presence in the media then you can sign up to be a member of this database.


The list of project summaries for this year's PER Seed Fund projects are now available - 12 projects were funded in total, three from MPLS researchers. Take a look, for inspiration and ideas.


The Science Communication unit at the University of the West of England is providing a short online course for professional development. The first course starts 23 April.


BES actively encourage their members to promote ecological science to a wide audience and offer grants of up to £2,000.


The Museum of Natural History's popular family science day, Super Science Saturday, returns on 10 March, and is looking for researchers to get involved, along the theme of 'People and Planet' to support it's new project 'Operation Earth' and their major new exhibition, 'Settlers'.


A series of free courses from introducing what public engagement is, through to making podcasts and using debate and dialogue.