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Genetics Society workshop - Communicating Your Science - applications now open, deadline 28 Feb

The 2020 workshop will be held 22-24th April at the Royal Society’s Chicheley Hall (Milton Keynes). The course is open to PhD students and postdoctoral researchers working in genetics and related areas. Accommodation and meals will be covered for successful applicants.

Women in Stem Networking Event Oxford Town Hall Tues 21 Jan 6-8pm

Last night saw over 170 women come to the Town Hall to meet Oxford's inspiring Women in Science, Engineering and Maths societies and network with women from across the university as well as our industry partners.

Enterprising Women Lunch and Learn 12.00–14.00 | 4 Feb 2020.

Enterprising Women lunch and learn: 12.00–14.00 | 4 Feb 2020. talk by Skoll social entrepreneur in residence Tara Sabre Collier. All are welcome!

Webinar: A guide to Speaking with Humans, Jan 15

The Alan Alda Centre for Communicating Science is providing this free webinar to cover the basics on science communication for researchers.

Apply to take part in the Three Minute Thesis Competition, deadline 3 Feb - includes training

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.