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SoapBox Science is coming to Hull

Calling all Yorkshire female scientists! The countdown for Hull UK City of Culture 2017 has already begun. There is less than a year to go until Hull hosts the UK’s next big cultural event, but that is not all that … Continue reading

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Sign up & join us in Newcastle this June

Are you a female scientist? Do you want to share your enthusiasm and explain your science to everyone but aren’t sure how? It’s easy! Sign up to stand on a soapbox and help turn Grey’s Monument area in Newcastle city centre … Continue reading

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26 days to go – meet Dr Geetha Srinivasan, organiser of Soapbox Science Ireland

With childhood dreams of becoming a medical doctor and not able to pursue medical pathway due to personal circumstances (losing parents), I went to explore the world of molecules and reactions. ‘Chemistry is the basis of any life and chemistry … Continue reading

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Women take science to the streets to challenge gender stereotypes

SoapboxScience Festival celebrates its fifth year supporting women in Science and Engineering with events around the UK   When it comes to the academic career ladder, women are still at a disadvantage, accounting for 35 per cent of PhD graduates … Continue reading

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Why Soapbox Science?

By Miss Lydia Bach (@lylubach), Queen’s University Belfast. Lydia will stand on one of our soapboxes in Glasgow, on the 7th of June. She will be talking about food webs, with a talk entitled:  “Food (webs) for thought – Or … Continue reading

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What does a Soapbox Science event look like?

Thinking of coming along to Soapbox Science 2015? Or maybe even interested in organising a Soapbox Science event yourself? Here’s what to expect when you come along: 12 Speakers 4 Soapboxes 3 Hours 1 speaker per Soapbox per hour …and … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day Celebrations with Soapbox Science

    International Women’s Day (IWD), which takes place on Sunday 8th March, is a celebration that is of course close to the heart of Soapbox Science. Even though our events aren’t coming up until the summer, Soapbox Science teams across … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science Ireland 2015

By Geetha Srinivasan (@Geetha400) Senior Research Fellow at Queen’s University Belfast & Soapbox Science organiser for Northern Ireland       This year, Soapbox Science is coming to Northern Ireland! Showcasing eminent women scientists talking to the general public about their … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science comes to Scotland

By Rebecca Douglas (@BeckyDouglas)   Scotland has a proud tradition of great work in STEM fields. With Scientists from Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Victoria Drummond to Elaine Bullard and Marion Cameron Gray having studied or worked here at some point … Continue reading

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