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Breaking Barriers
Breaking barriers between science and art
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

“I’ll never forget going to some lectures at the London Science Museum when I was 11 and being absolutely blown away to meet an actual real scientist!” says Duncan Cameron, who at the time would hardly have dreamt that one day he would be not only a scientist, but a professor studying symbioses between plants and microorganisms. Or that he himself would be the one inspiring others with science—but using means very different to the traditional lecture!

Frontiers
Sharing your research with kids and teens – Frontiers for young minds
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Are you ready to face the feedback of a team of 8–15-year-olds acting as your reviewers? Frontiers for Young Minds wants you to remember what it was like when you first discovered and felt passionate about your research— and consider writing about your current research for the next generation of scientists!

Careers Workshop
Communicating your science
Spring 2019
30 May 2019

How would you describe your research to a feisty festival crowd? Or to a panel of journalists? Or to your 6-year-old niece? An interactive careers workshop at the 2018 SEB Annual Meeting organised by Dr Zoe Self Davies aimed to get attendees thinking about effectively communicating their science to a diverse range of audiences.

Garfield Kwan with fellow Squidtoons contributor Yuzo Yanagitsuru
Squidtoons – Marine Science Comics
Spring 2019
30 May 2019

Looking for a way to communicate the results of your latest research in a visually appealing format that the public can understand and that can be shared and reposted instantly? Comics can be the perfect answer, as Garfield Kwan, creative director of Squidtoons (www.squidtoons.com), explains.