Author Archives: Nathalie Pettorelli

Bringing SoapBox Science to sunny Palermo

Hi! I’m Cristina, one of the local organisers of the upcoming Soapbox Science event in Palermo. I’m a marine ecologist interested in the study of community patterns induced by disturbances (including environmental and human driven changes) and the effects on … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science comes to Brighton Seafront for 2017

Imagine yourself stood upon Brighton Seafront, the Pier behind you, talking about science with passers-by and inspiring them to find out more about your research…sound inviting? Well, this summer you have your chance as Soapbox Science comes to Brighton for … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science: Taking My GaN Research into the Cambridge Market Square!

By Nikita Hari Soapbox Science is a truly innovative roadshow where research takes to the roads, where public spaces are transformed into arenas of scientific learning, engagement and inspiration. Starting with the vision to transform and challenge the perceptions of … Continue reading

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Bringing Soapbox Science to Hull: a local organiser’s perspective

By Dr Isabel Pires (@craftysci)   I am a cancer biologist and biomedical science lecturer at the University of Hull, and this year I coordinated the first Soapbox Science event in Hull and in Yorkshire. Science communication has always been … Continue reading

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An experience I will never forget – Oxford Soapbox Science 2016

By Jessica Davies When I signed up to Soapbox Science I had just moved to Oxford to start a post-doctoral position in multiple sclerosis genetics and I was looking for ways to promote and share science with the public. I … Continue reading

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Soapbox Art & Science: Call for Scientists

Soapbox Science is proud to announce a new collaborative project between artists and scientists to inspire a new generation of scientists and tackle gender issues in science careers     We are excited to announce that the call for artists to … Continue reading

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Soapbox Art & Science: Call for Artists

  Soapbox Science is proud to announce a new collaborative project between artists and scientists to inspire a new generation of scientists and tackle gender issues in science careers     We are excited to announce that the call for artists … Continue reading

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Talking quantum physics from my soapbox: Meet Helen Cammack

Helen Cammack is studying for a PhD in theoretical physics at St Andrews University. She enjoys communicating physics with anyone who’ll listen, and has produced several videos on quantum and particle physics (visit Helen’s blog for more insights into a … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science Contributes to UK Government Inquiry into the Public Engagement of Science.

In their capacity as Soapbox co-founders, Nathalie and Seirian were invited to give evidence to the UK Government’s Science and Technology Committee on Science Communication. This is the third evidence session on the government’s ongoing enquiry into science communication in the … Continue reading

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“Be in the world” for a bit before getting on with research: Meet Elizabeth Evans

Elizabeth Evans is coming up to the end of her second year of her PhD at Swansea University. Her PhD project is about studying volcanic ash layers that have been deposited in ocean and lake muds and looking at the shape of the … Continue reading

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