The Biggest SciComm Event list on the web
This is an initiative to make a comprehensive calendar of all interesting events and competitions taking place during a yearly cycle in the #SciComm world – including both peer-to-peer scientific communication and science dissemination.
If you want to add, complete or correct something on the list, please do the following:
- Write an email to the list editor Yas Rotratsirikun and inform her about the change.
- Enter the Google Sheets document and make the changes.
2018 January 01/01/2018 Climate Change Science, Communication, and Action Course Science course American Public Gardens Association USA Cornell University "Webinar course about climate change, communication and action." 03/01/2018 ASE Annual Conference Conference The Association for Science Education UK Liverpool “Lectures are given by science researchers to share their work with our audience of science educators” 12/01/2018 ASDC Marketing Conference Science conference UK Association of Science and Discovery Centres UK National Space Centre, Leicester "A delegate showcase to share their campaigns or special events from professionals working in UK Science Centres, Museums and Universities." 13/01/2018 Knight-Risser Prize opens for entries Journalism competition Standford University USA California "Prize is given for journalism in any media best illuminates as environmental issue in western Cananda, the United States, or Mexico". Soapbox science opens for 'call for speakers' Science outreach UK "A grass-roots science outrearch organisation bringing cutting edge research to the streets while promoting visibility of women in science." 17/01/2018 Little Event 2018 Science conference STEM Communicators Network UK "One-day conference for early career STEM communicators, an opportunity to make professional relationships with others in similar network." February 10/02/2018 Brighton Science Festival Science Festival University of Sussex UK University of Sussex "A family fun science festival for all ages for parents and children to play, experiment, discover and share the science experience, but mostly for 12-14 year old students." Event from 11 Feb -25 Feb 2017. 15/02/2018 SMASHfestUK Science Festival SMASHfestUK UK London "Free festival for all ages featuring comedy and variety shows, interactive installations, music, film, participatory art and engineering, experiments and theatre, it explores science, technology, engineering and maths through the arts and design." 16/02/2018 Training courses with Royal Society of Biology open for registration Science training course Royal Society of Biology UK London "Course to learn how to plan, design, structure, deliver a training session using a variety of teaching formats and methods." 28/02/2018 Lifetime Achievement Award closes for entries Science Award UK March 15/03/2018 Oceandotcomm Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) USA 15/03/2018 Knight-Risser Prize closes for entries Journalism competition USA Stanford University "Prize is given for journalism in any media best illuminates as environmental issue in western Cananda, the United States, or Mexico". 21/03/2018 The GREAT Festival of Innovation Science Festival Department of International Trade Hong Kong "A festival taking place at a historic moment for UK, Hong Kong and Asian economies. It will enable the sharing of innovations that drive the future of free trade and build life-long partnerships." 30/03/2018 Science Communication Award closes for entries Science Communication competition American Institute of Physics Online "Science communication competition with categories in books, newspapers, magazines, children's writing, broadcast and media." 31/03/2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival Science Festival Edinburgh International Science Festival UK Edinburgh “Annual Science Festival: the world’s first public celebration of science and technology and still one of Europe’s largest.” April 03/04/2018 Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference Scicomm Conference New Zealand Dunedin "Stories are one of the principal means by which science is situated in society. A 3-day conference highlighting science, stories and society -- elements that are the heart and soul of science communication." 04/04/2018 British Society for History of Science Postgraduate Conference 28/04/2018 Imperial Festival Science festival Imperial College London UK London "A free weekend of exciting science, new technology, music, talks and creative workshops." May June 06/05/2018 Cheltenham Festivals July 09/07/2018 Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018 Science Meeting Euroscience France Toulouse "Largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe, dedicated to scientific research and innovation, offers interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people and the general public." 15/07/2018 GNSI Annual Conference Science Conference Guild of Natural Science Illustrators USA Washington, DC "A fun-filled week for artists, scientists and educators to brainstorm, network, professional development." August September October November December