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Showcase of Public Engagement activities launched

Showcase of Public Engagement activities launched

Engagement Opportunities Funding Opportunities General

With the University of Oxford's Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund now open for applications, a new series of case studies highlights projects from the Division which have received funding

Curiosity Carnival – A night of research to remember

Curiosity Carnival – A night of research to remember

Research Engagement Opportunities

On Friday 29 September hundreds of researchers took to Oxford’s streets, gardens, museums and libraries to take part in the Curiosity Carnival, an event which celebrated and debated the way that research affects all our lives. Part of European Researcher’s Night, it was one of hundreds of events taking place across Europe.

Claustrophobia to cocktails: Medical Sciences Researchers at the Curiosity Carnival

Claustrophobia to cocktails: Medical Sciences Researchers at the Curiosity Carnival

Research Engagement Opportunities

Don’t miss the Medical Sciences Division’s researchers sharing their knowledge at Curiosity Carnival, which takes place this Friday 29th September.

From school desk to lab bench: local students take part in in2Science programme

From school desk to lab bench: local students take part in in2Science programme

Engagement Opportunities General

Over the summer, local school pupils took part in placements in nine University departments across the Medical Sciences and Maths, Physics and Life Sciences Division. The placements were organised by in2scienceUK, an award-winning charity that inspires and supports secondary-school pupils from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds by giving them opportunities to work alongside scientists, and to receive advice and information they need to successfully apply to and progress to university and STEM careers.

Associate Professor develops resource to help young people cope with low mood

Associate Professor develops resource to help young people cope with low mood

General Engagement Opportunities

Associate Professor Mina Fazel has developed this free resource for young people to help recognise and improve the symptoms of low mood.

OMC awarded major Wellcome Trust public engagement grant

OMC awarded major Wellcome Trust public engagement grant

General Engagement Opportunities

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre has been awarded a major Public Engagement grant from the Wellcome Trust. The four year grant, starting September, will support public engagement aspects of MYRIAD, a research project investigating the effects of Mindfulness Training (MT) on mental health in adolescence.

Microscopy images link the worlds of art and science in exhibition in University Parks

Events Engagement Opportunities

Beautiful microscopy images, many from Dunn School scientists, are communicating the connection between art and science in a “Through the looking glass” microscopy exhibition in University Parks, Oxford from 12 June to 7 July 2017.

MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit researcher takes outreach programme online

General Engagement Opportunities

MRC Brain Networks Dynamics Unit scientist Dr Natalie Doig has been selected to participate in 'I’m A Scientist, Get me out of here!', a free online outreach event where school pupils meet and interact with scientists.

Behind the scenes at the Brain Diaries Exhibition

Behind the scenes at the Brain Diaries Exhibition

Events Engagement Opportunities

Oxford’s neuroscientists come out to play

When Pegasus met Penicillin

General Engagement Opportunities

Dunn School workshop for local primary school hailed as a 'brilliant success'

Brain Diaries – Modern Neuroscience in Action

Brain Diaries – Modern Neuroscience in Action

Events Engagement Opportunities

The secret life of your brain is revealed in new exhibition at the Museum of Natural History