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Talking science from the top of a soap box

How do you transform public spaces into an arena for public learning and scientific debate? Invite top female scientists to talk to people while standing on a soap box in the street!  Soapbox Science is a public outreach platform, which also…

Lydia Wysocki on science comics as art-science collaborations

Lydia Wysocki is a Newcastle-based comic connoisseur who shares her experience researching, making and running workshops about comics. So far, Lydia has done three projects for Newcastle Science Comic.

Fostering a better-educated community — the Hamed Mirzaei Foundation

Dr. Hamed Mirzaei, biomedical researcher from USC, wanted to bridge the gap between the arts and sciences and created his own foundation to sponsor talent and disseminate knowledge.

Science and Comics: Bridging the Science and Art Gap

“Science + comics = awesome” is the motto of an event in Leeds during British Science Week 2016, organized by the West Yorkshire British Science Association branch. We got in touch with Anna Woolman—biology student, comics enthusiast and one of the project leaders.

Colette Renier, European Commission: “Do not underestimate the value of humour in communication!”

Tomorrow night, September 26, is Researcher's Night. In several hundred cities across Europe, scientists are reaching out with ”popular science and fun learning” – offering lectures, workshops, guided tours and science shows.
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Combining science promotion & data collection

Each year, the Swedish organisation VA organises a public mass experiment—an activity that combines science promotion among school children with data collection. Hence, last fall 10 000 Swedish pupils documented the changes to the autum leaves of trees all over Sweden.