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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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10 Reasons You Should Sign up for Soapbox Science

There are only a few days left to sign up for Soapbox Science 2015, which is happening in 7 cities across the UK this year. We’re looking for women in science from PhD students to Professors, and from entry-level researchers … Continue reading

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First Soapbox Science Ireland: success!

By Natalie Cooper, who organized the first Soapbox Science Ireland. You can follow Natalie on Twitter, at @nhcooper123   Saturday 26th April was the inaugural Soapbox Science Ireland event, held in Trinity College Dublin’s beautiful Front Square. I’m happy to report that … Continue reading

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How did I end up becoming a Soapbox Science organizer? Natalie’s story

Natalie Cooper is an Assistant Prof  in Zoology at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. She is the organizer of Soapbox Science Ireland, which will take place for the first time this Saturday 26th April, 12 noon til 3pm, in Trinity College Dublin’s … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science is coming to Swansea

By The Swansea Soapboxscience Team   Inspired by PVC Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott’s experience of talking about science from the soapbox in London 2013, Swansea University is hosting its first Soapbox Science event on Saturday 5th July 2014. Our soapboxes will … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science: Maggots, honey, a back brush and 10kg of rice…..

By Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, Swansea University The first time I heard about Soapbox Science was through twitter.  It was July 2012 and Athene Donald (@athenedonald) and other female STEM scientists were getting ready to speak at the Soapbox Science event … Continue reading

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Join us at Bristol Soapbox Science 2014!

By Emily Bell (@WithBells_On) PhD student at Bristol University School of Biological Sciences, and Soapbox Science co-organiser for Bristol     Bristol is a great city for science – a world-class research University, science museum and botanical garden to name … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science Dublin!

By Natalie Cooper (@nhcooper123 ), Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin & Soapbox science organiser for Dublin    Are you a woman in science? Are you passionate about sharing your research with the public and increasing the profile of female … Continue reading

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