Exciting opportunity for schoolgirls in the NE and Yorkshire, before making their GCSE choices, to be better informed about the excellent career opportunities offered for women in STEM careers. Also invited are parents and teachers. A networking careers event, including talks, STEM workshops, exhibition hall of STEM businesses and education providers, including apprenticeships. To be evaluated in detail and results widely distributed. Supported by academics, politicians, LEPs and STEM campaigns.
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
A lecture by Dr Judith Glover, Emeritus Professor of Employment Studies, University of Roehampton, organised by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
‘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.
A talk by Dr Steven Cutts, FRCS
A lecture by Jon Traill, Living Landscapes Manager - Wolds & Holderness, organised by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust & the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).
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 lecture by Dr Peter Hogarth, Department of Biology, University of York, organised by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).
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.
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.
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).
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: email@example.com
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