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Presenting science

  • Wednesday 26th April
  • Kinesis centre. norwich city footbal club, Norwich

A one-day course on developing and improving presentation skills. the day is aimed at scientists and engineers who want to improve theircommunication technique. We will explore directing attention, avoiding jargon and how to understand your audience

Women’s employment in Britain over the last fifty years: changes, challenges and unexpected outcomes

  • Tuesday 9th May – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Dr Judith Glover, Emeritus Professor of Employment Studies, University of Roehampton, organised by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).

TEDx Imperial College

  • Saturday 13th May – 1pm
  • Imperial College London, London

This year, TEDxImperialCollege is bringing you "Blueprints", conceptualised to facilitate development of ideas for the future. 7 keen speakers are cordially invited to share ideas of Sciences and Innovation, Arts, Technology, Music, or just anything! Speaker Application Form: https://goo.gl/g4kOY9. Deadline: 20 Feb 2017, 11.59pm Tentative event date: 13 May 2017 Please contact tedxic@ic.ac.uk for more info.

'venturyst Festival 2017

  • Tuesday 16th May
  • Goonhilly

‘venturyst festival embodies the excitement of science and discovery. From the latest technology to ground-breaking science and seemingly incomprehensible ideas ‘venturyst explores the art of the possible, the potential of the probable and the ‘awesome’ of making it happen. date 16 – 21 May 2017 our mission is to ignite thinking, inspire innovation and challenge people of all ages to make ‘awesome’ happen.

The Medical Implications of Space Flight

  • Thursday 18th May – 8pm
  • The Crypt Room, St John's Church, Hampstead

A talk by Dr Steven Cutts, FRCS

The River Hull Living Landscape

  • Tuesday 23rd May – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Jon Traill, Living Landscapes Manager - Wolds & Holderness, organised by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust & the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).

AccessLab

  • Saturday 27th May – 10am
  • FoAM Kernow, Jubilee Warehouse, Penryn

Recent world events and concern over ‘fake news’ and ‘post-factualism’ have highlighted the difficulties encountered when trying to find trustworthy sources of information. The ability to judge the reliability of different sources of information is a skill that can be learned. The AccessLab project aims to improve access to and the judgement of information, through direct citizen-scientist pairings. We are looking for scientists to take part! More here: https://fo.am/accesslabworkshop/

“a noble spot of ground” – a history of the Museum Gardens, York

  • Tuesday 6th June – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Dr Peter Hogarth, Department of Biology, University of York, organised by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).

Volcanoes and their health hazards

  • Tuesday 13th June – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Dr Claire Horwell, University of Durham, for the York Festival of Ideas, organised by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713). What are the risks to your health if you live in the shadow of a volcano? How do such communities protect themselves and what are their own solutions? This talk will explore the ways to protect communities from the health hazards of volcanic ash, including including using the knowledge and experience of the people affected.

The Life Project: the extraordinary story of our ordinary lives

  • Friday 7th July – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Helen Pearson, science writer and editor, "Nature", organised jointly by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society and the British Society for the History of Science.

The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of our Ordinary Lives

  • Friday 7th July – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Helen Pearson, science writer and editor, “Nature”, organised by the British Society for the History of Science & the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).

London Science Festival 2017

  • Wednesday 18th October
  • London

A UK science festival in London, founded with the mission to engage the public in all things scientific – from natural science to science in its most interdisciplinary and cultural contexts. #LSF17 will focus on 'Science & Culture' - including art/design/fashion/architecture & science, history of science, science & society etc. Open application website launches Summer 2016: www.londonsciencefestival.com / all enquiries: enquiries@londonscifest.com

‘Plastastics’ with the British Science Association: get involved in planning hands-on children’s activities on plastics and recycling.

  • Cambridge

The Cambridgeshire branch of the British Science Association are currently looking for volunteers to get involved with their new activity series ‘Plastastics’. This series of activities is to delivered over the upcoming year at events incl. Cottenham Festival (16th June), the Big Weekend in Cambridge (9th/10th July), Royston Arts Festival (24th September) and Big Biology Day (16th October). We are looking for volunteers to help us on the day and anyone interested in planning/design of activities