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Science communication: X-Factor style

Within the Division, I encourage academics, post docs researchers & PhD students to take part in engagement activities to talk about their research and to also listen to what the public think. 657 more words

Online Science Communication

Dead wasps fly further, or: what is to be done?

Image source: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin

‘Why are you going to an STS workshop? Haven’t you moved on to postcolonial studies?’ This question was posed to me by a colleague who seemed perplexed about my continued desire to participate in… 3,362 more words


April 12/15: FACE Victoria: Families Against Cuts to Education Picnic

Thank you all for showing up to defend public education today! Please sign the contact sheet so we can get in touch for further actions – … 1,211 more words

A Week of Firsts; Lecture in Malta and TEDx Bath Event

There are weeks where everything seems to fall into place, where your career path in front of you opens up and welcomes you in. This was one of those weeks, and I am pretty much convinced that my future does not lie in a research lab but rather in public speaking,  in speaking about science, a subject I have grown to love and adore. 419 more words


Image of the Week: Blister Cinema's "Tracer"

Our image of the week is a photograph taken using a 360 degree action camera fixed into the ceiling and operated using a mobile phone app.   287 more words

Public Engagement

Teachers and scientists discussing learning

Educational neuroscience (also ‘Neuroeducation’ and ‘Mind, Brain and Education’) are growing disciplines which bring together neuroscience, psychology and education with the aim to produce powerful school learning experiences. 202 more words


FluffyScience at the Zoo

Hey everyone,

FluffySciences will be at Edinburgh Zoo on Sunday talking about animal personality for Living Links‘ public engagement initiatives.

If you fancy coming to the zoo, I’ll be at the lion enclosure at 10. 14 more words