20 Aug 2014
We are delighted to being you details of upcoming events planned by our collaborative partner Sense About Science.
Standing up for Science media workshops
In the coming year, Sense About Science hold four Standing up for Science media workshops for early career researchers: in London, Manchester, Scotland and - for the first time in 2015 - Warwick.
Workshops are aimed at PhD students, postdocs or equivalent in a first job and are open to early career researchers in all sciences, engineering and medicine. There are 40 places available, with priority places offered for those who are members of or funded by the workshop's partner organisations.
- SCI, London, 3 October 2014
As SCI is a partner organisation, members are able to apply for one of five priority places for this event.
- University of Glasgow, 20 November 2014
- Manchester, March 2015 (tbc)
- University of Warwick, 19 June 2015
Steve Rayner, James Martin Professor of Science and Civilization and Director of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society at Oxford University, will give the 2014 Sense About Science Annual Lecture on Friday 14th November, from 6pm at the British Library.
Professor Rayner will discuss the role of science policy and technology in providing solutions to global problems, and the trend of politicised evidence.