Science Museum Lates

On the last Wednesday of each month the Science Museum closes late, letting adults enjoy some themed, interactive fun.

Researchers can run drop-in activities, talks or workshops for groups throughout the evening. Themes are explored broadly and expertise from outside of science is welcomed. If you are interested in any of the themes below, contact the Public Engagement team for more information.

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March – Frankenstein
April – Antibiotic Resistance
May – The Home + home of the future
June – Sexuality
July – NHS + Heart Transplant + IVF + Liver Transplant
August – Circus
September – 10th Birthday Lates
October – Engineering
November – The Sun

Internal Funding – Seed funding for biomedical sciences or medical humanities

Awards of up to £2500 are available from Birkbeck’s Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF)
Contact the Public Engagement Team to discuss any applications.

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Soapbox Science – apply by 23 Feb 2018

Women in all fields of science, from PhD to professor, can apply to take part in Soapbox Science 2018.
Find out more and apply

Professor Carolyn Moores, Department of Biological Sciences, took part in Soapbox Science last year. Read more about her experience.

We need to build trust between the public and “experts”: Meet Carolyn Moores

Public Engagement Team successful in Research Councils UK funding

Birkbeck has been awarded £60,000 from Research Councils UK (RCUK) through their Strategic Support to Expedite Embedding Public Engagement with Research (SEE-PER) funding initiative. RCUK’s key aim for this funding call is to enrich and embed an institutional culture supportive of public engagement with research. More information