The Royal Society looks for volunteers at the Summer Science Exhibition 2016

SSE2016The Royal Society is looking for reliable and highly motivated volunteers to work on the 2016 Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, which will run from 5 July – 10 July 2016.

The annual event showcases an exciting cutting-edge science and technology research from across the UK and provides an opportunity for members of the public to talk with scientists and ask them questions about their work. Alongside the exhibition, there will be a programme of events like science Cafés, panel discussions, show and tells and interactive activities.
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Call for proposals for the Campus Gutenberg programme

logo2-cg2015On September 14th and 15th will take place the 5th edition of the Campus Gutenberg of Science Communication and Culture, and once more the call for proposals for its programme is open to suggestions. We encourage you to participate and think about exciting ideas, because the programme is open to professionals willing to take part and also to everyone interested in science communication and dissemination.

The idea is to offer a wide range of participative activities – workshops, debates, round tables, open-air events – following the guides of previous editions but also including new activities, which will be informed in due time.
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Universitat Pompeu Fabra creates the Science, Communication and Society Studies Centre (SCS-UPF)

twiter_OCCS-02_20150409122758The Governing Council of Universitat Pompeu Fabra, assembled yesterday afternoon, has approved the creation of the Science, Communication and Society Studies Centre (SCS-UPF). This Centre is born with the double mission of fomenting scientific culture from citizenship but also of promoting a more active role of society during the whole R+D+i process. In order to achieve its objectives, the Centre will undertake actions of science communication and public participation, studies focused on the relationship science-society and formative activities on science communication. The SCS-UPF is part of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (CEXS-UPF) and is located inside the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB).
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Science writer fellowship at CERN

cernlogoThe CERN communications group is searching for Science writing in English for its CERN fellowship programme. Communications group is mandated to generate public engagement in science, to produce and distribute information, to foster community building and to build support for CERN and its missions. Deadline is 2 March 2 2015

Main role: you will work closely with other writers, photographers, multimedia producers and videographers and you will produce content to engage CERN’s key audiences and produce content for a variety of channels.
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