Category Archives: Local organiser

Bringing Soapbox Science to Brighton: Meet Katy Petherick

Katy Petherick is part of the team from the University of Sussex who have set up Brighton’s first Soapbox Science event. Katy spent 6 years as a scientist in cancer research, investigating the cell’s recycling mechanism, autophagy. Autophagy increases in … Continue reading

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Bringing science to the streets of Galway: Meet Dara Stanley

Dr Dara Stanley (@darastanley) is an ecologist at National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, who specialises in plants and their interactions with bees and other pollinating insects. In addition to research and teaching she has always been fascinated with science … Continue reading

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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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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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