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Soapbox Science 2019

Public engagement event in Newcastle city centr

Date/Time: Saturday, 15th June 2019, 10:00 - 15:00

Venue: Grey's Monument, Newcastle City Centre

Would you like to develop you public engagement skills and be part of Soapbox Science Newcastle 2019?

Soapbox Science is an international public outreach event that aims to bring cutting edge research onto urban streets whilst also promoting the visibility of women in science. We place inspirational speakers on soapboxes and encourage them to engage and start conversations with the public about their work.
For a flavour of Soapbox Science Newcastle, have a look at our short videos from our 2017 event:
For further information about Soapbox Science and to apply to take part please visit:
Soapbox Science uses an inclusive definition of "woman" and "female" and applications are welcome from trans women, genderqueer women, and non-binary people who for the purpose of this event feel comfortable being female-identified.
Training and guidance will be provided.
If you have any questions, please contact 
Female scientist showcasing her research on the streets of Newcastle as part of the 2015 Soapbox Science event