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Call for exhibits and activities at NERC Public Engagement Showcase 2020

NERC is offering an opportunity for researchers to run public engagement activities as part of our annual showcase 2020. The showcase will take place at Techniquest Science Centre in Cardiff in July 2020.

Visitors to the event will range from the general public, including families and young people, to policymakers and people that do not usually interact with science in their daily lives.

The environmental science showcase will comprise of approximately 20 hands-on exhibits, talks and debate, and science buskers. Through the exhibition activities, talks, debates and discussions, the event will engage visitors with research of the natural world, connecting a diverse range of people to environmental science, and the process of doing research.

Please read the application guidelines document (PDF, 69KB) which contains information about the project and application criteria, before you apply to attend.

The closing date for applications is 16:00 on Thursday 30 January 2020.

Further information
Hannah Lacey, NERC Public Engagement Programme Manager
publicengagement@nerc.ukri.org
M: +447892764849 T: 01793411535

NERC Into the Blue – free-to-exhibit opportunity

Into The Blue: Science we live and breath – 25-29 October 2016

Get involved with this event by submitting an exhibit idea.

NERC are offering a free-to-exhibit opportunity to have an exhibition stand or run public engagement activities as part of our Into The Blue showcase, which is taking place in Manchester during October half-term (25-29 October 2016). Visitors to the event will be a broad public audience, primarily focused on families and young people.

The showcase will comprise about 40 stands, as well as stage and discussion space, both inside and outside an aircraft hangar. Through the exhibition stands, talks, debates and discussions, the event will engage visitors with the wonders of the natural world and the process of doing research.

For more information about the project, application criteria, FAQs and how to apply please view the application guidelines on http://www.nerc.ac.uk/latest/events/blue/. Applications for exhibits and other activities should be made using the online form by 16:00 on Friday 1 July 2016.

Contacts

Posted on behalf of Hannah King, Public Engagement Officer, Natural Environment Research Council