Upcoming workshops

Open to all Birkbeck staff and PhD students, run by the Birkbeck Public Engagement Team.

Engaging with Schools – Tuesday 21 May 2019, 18.00-20.00
Develop ideas for engaging students and teachers in your research.
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Online Engagement – Tuesday 4th June 2019, 15.00-17.00
Discuss why, when and how online platforms can be useful engagement tools.
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Wonder Match event for scientists and community groups

Thursday 4th July 2019, Cinema Museum London

Are you a scientist or engineer looking to share the wonder of your research with others?

APPLY NOW to attend the partnership-building event to collaborate and bid for £1,000 thinking funding to help develop engagement projects.

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Bloomsbury Festival – Birkbeck reflection

Ana Maria Portugal, final year PhD student at the Birkbeck Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development (CBCD) and its affiliated TABLET Project, writes about the Bloomsbury Festival workshop she developed with the Birkbeck Public Engagement Team to get families thinking about screen time.

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Einstein’s Garden at Green Man Festival

Einstein’s Garden fuses together performance, art, music and public engagement with research and brings science and the environment to life in fun and unusual ways. They are on the lookout for research groups and scientific organisations that would like to bring a stall to Einstein’s Garden with the aim of engaging festival audiences with science. Stalls can explore fundamental scientific ideas or phenomena, the process of science or current scientific research. It is essential that stalls include as much interactivity and participation as possible for festival goers and that they embody the creative and playful spirit of Einstein’s Garden.

Deadline for applications: Monday 15th April 2019

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Speak or perform at New Scientist Live

Do you have an amazing talk, performance or workshop that you would like to be included in the New Scientist Live 2019 programme? They welcome all submissions that will excite, entertain and educate our audience of highly engaged science and technology lovers, particularly those related to the fields of technology and engineering.

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Celebrate award winning Public Engagement at Birkbeck

Join us at Birkbeck’s Public Engagement Awards on Tuesday 26 March to celebrate projects with a public engagement focus from across the College. There will be drinks, nibbles and a chance to network after the ceremony.

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