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:

  1. Write an email to the list editor Yas Rotratsirikun and inform her about the change.
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The Event List Master

Date
Event
Type
Organizer
Country
Place
Description
2018
January
01/01/2018Climate Change Science, Communication, and Action CourseScience courseAmerican Public Gardens AssociationUSACornell University"Webinar course about climate change, communication and action."
03/01/2018ASE Annual ConferenceConferenceThe Association for Science EducationUKLiverpool“Lectures are given by science researchers to share their work with our audience of science educators”
12/01/2018ASDC Marketing Conference Science conferenceUK Association of Science and Discovery CentresUKNational Space Centre, Leicester"A delegate showcase to share their campaigns or special events from professionals working in UK Science Centres, Museums and Universities."
13/01/2018Knight-Risser Prize opens for entriesJournalism competitionStandford UniversityUSACalifornia"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 outreachUK"A grass-roots science outrearch organisation bringing cutting edge research to the streets while promoting visibility of women in science."
17/01/2018Little Event 2018Science conferenceSTEM Communicators NetworkUK"One-day conference for early career STEM communicators, an opportunity to make professional relationships with others in similar network."
February
10/02/2018Brighton Science FestivalScience FestivalUniversity of SussexUKUniversity 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.
15/02/2018SMASHfestUK Science FestivalSMASHfestUKUKLondon"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."
16/02/2018Training courses with Royal Society of Biology open for registrationScience training courseRoyal Society of BiologyUKLondon"Course to learn how to plan, design, structure, deliver a training session using a variety of teaching formats and methods."
28/02/2018Lifetime Achievement Award closes for entriesScience AwardUK
March
15/03/2018OceandotcommLouisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)USA
15/03/2018Knight-Risser Prize closes for entriesJournalism competitionUSAStanford University"Prize is given for journalism in any media best illuminates as environmental issue in western Cananda, the United States, or Mexico".
21/03/2018The GREAT Festival of InnovationScience FestivalDepartment of International TradeHong 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."
30/03/2018Science Communication Award closes for entriesScience Communication competitionAmerican Institute of PhysicsOnline"Science communication competition with categories in books, newspapers, magazines, children's writing, broadcast and media."
31/03/2018Edinburgh International Science FestivalScience FestivalEdinburgh International Science FestivalUKEdinburgh“Annual Science Festival: the world’s first public celebration of science and technology and still one of Europe’s largest.”
April
03/04/2018Public Communication of Science and Technology ConferenceScicomm ConferenceNew ZealandDunedin"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."
04/04/2018British Society for History of Science Postgraduate Conference
28/04/2018Imperial FestivalScience festivalImperial College LondonUKLondon"A free weekend of exciting science, new technology, music, talks and creative workshops."
May
June
06/05/2018Cheltenham Festivals
July
09/07/2018Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018Science MeetingEuroscienceFranceToulouse"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."
15/07/2018GNSI Annual ConferenceScience ConferenceGuild of Natural Science IllustratorsUSAWashington, DC"A fun-filled week for artists, scientists and educators to brainstorm, network, professional development."
August
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October
November
December