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Click on the links for upcoming international conferences, webinars, calls for papers and courses in science engagement.

  1. Calls for papers and proposals
  2. Courses / Events
  3. Conferences, webinars, meetings
  4. Jobs / Calls for tenders
  5. Grants & funding

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1. Calls for applications, papers and proposals

Call for Contributions, NAMES 2024 Conference in Konya, Turkey, deadline 10 December 2023

The NAMES 2024 Conference has various speaking opportunities ranging from 10-minute talks to 60-minute workshops, apply to speak at the Conference 7-9 May 2024.

Call for Proposals, 10th Living Knowledge Conference in Girona, Spain, deadline 23 December 2023

Under this year's theme of 'Building and sustaining next generation engagement', the 10th Living Knowledge Conference invites submissions for interactive sessions from those who are working with or supporting community-based resaerch, engaged research, citizen science and science shops.

Call for Papers, Communicating Discovery Science, Journal of Communication, deadline 1 February 2024

This special edition of the Journal of Science Communication will focus on 'community discovery science' including basic, curiosity-driven, blue-sky or fundamental scientific research. Be sure to apply if you are working in the field of public science communication and engagement.

Call for Papers, Science Communication as a Human Right, ICA Pre-Conference in Brisbane, Australia, deadline 14 February 2024

Science communication scholars and practitioners are invited to submit papers relevant to the theme of the 2024 ICA pre-conference: Science Communication as a Human Right. The pre-conference will take place 18-19 June 2024 in Brisbane, Australia with the main conference hosted on the Gold Coast 20-24 June 2024.

Call for Expressions of Interest, European Parliament DG EPRS, deadline 9 June 2024

DG EPRS Directorate B Impact Assessment and European Added Value is seeking to compile a list of experts in science communication to aid in the provision of draft articles and outputs. Some of the areas that the chosen experts will be working on include, but are not exclusive to, science policy, communication and global networking as well as potentials and challenges of the information society, new technologies and artificial intelligence.

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2. Courses/Events

Science Communication, anytime, email course

SciComm Society is offering a free course to help you get started with science communication; discover ways to reach an audience beyond your peers; share your research in new ways that stand out; and generate endless SciComm content ideas.

Inspiring young people in STEM, anytime, online

The National STEM Learning Centre of the UK put together a series of four courses on the platform Future Learn. This programme aims to help students develop their volunteering skills and STEM activities for young people. Courses are free and you can join at any time. More information and registration can be found on the website.

Science Communications, anytime, online

It’s a comprehensive science communication MOOC on edX - online, free and open to all. The course explores research-based, practical ideas and inspiring stories from the field based on conversations with over 50 expert interviewees worldwide.

La 4e édition de la résidence des jeunes talents scientifiques internationaux, 3-9 December 2023, Paris, France

In line with the upcoming 2024 Olympics and Paralympics hosted in Paris, Universcience is hosting a series of events to explore both sport and science. 34 young science enthusiasts representing 20 different countries will take part in these events hosted at la Cité des sciences et de l’industrie et du Palais de la découverte.

Master of Arts in Teaching Earth Science Residency, deadline 15 February 2024, New York, United States of America

Apply to earn your degree and become a certified Earth science teacher for Grades 7-12, the programme will begin in June 2024.

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3. Conferences, webinars and meetings

NEMO Webinars, online

Join museum professionals across Europe as they give their expertise on topics close to the museum community covering topics such as 'Museum action for climate empowerment' and 'Cross-border cooperation'. Webinars are live and recorded.

SCI:COM, What is our new "Reality?", 6 December 2023, Dublin, Ireland

A unique live event that welcomes great minds from the field of science communication and beyond for an exciting day of talks, panel discussions, and networking.

The 7th Silesian Science Festival, 9 December 2023, Katowice, Poland

One of the largest popular science events in Europe, the Silesian Science Festival invites you to experience over 700 different attractions, including shows, workshops, exhibitions, debates, meetings, lectures and much more!

Teo Touring Exhibitions Pavilion, 16 - 17 January 2024, Paris, France

This annual event is dedicated to international touring exhibitions and welcomes creators who are interested in keeping up with the latest trends, productions and initiatives in travelling exhibitions as well as culture, heritage, tourism and leisure organisations and stakeholders who are looking for exhibitions for future programmes.

NaWik, Communicating Science Online webinar, 5 - 6 March 2024, online

The NaWik virtual seminar focuses on social media and gives an introduction to science communication online, providing practical advice on how social media can be used by scientists.

2024 UN Ocean Decade Conference, 10 - 12 April 2024, Barcelona, Spain

Pre-register now to participate in the three day conference cented on ocean science, sustainability and innovation hosted by Spain and co-organised with UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission brining together governments, decision-makers, academia, the private sector and civil society.

NAMES 2024 Conference, May 2024, Konya, Turkey

In solidarity with the people of Turkey and Konya Science Center, the NAMES 2023 was postponed and we are happy to announce that it will now take place in May 2024 with the theme 'Forward Together' (معًا إلى الأمام).

EUSEA Conference 15 - 16 May 2024, Tbilisi, Georgia

The European Science Engagement Association (EUSEA) Annual Conference will be hosted by Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia. Do not forget to save the date to engage with like-minded professionals from Europe and beyond.

EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), 12 - 15 June 2024, Katowice, Poland

Save the date for the 2024 iteration of ESOF taking place in Katowice, Poland - the European City of Science for 2024.

PCST 2025, 27 - 29 May 2025, Aberdeen, Scotland

The theme for PCST 2025 has never been more relevant - focusing on transitions, traditions and tensions. In light of the challenges facing the world caused by the climate emergency, the University of Aberdeen will provide a platform in order to discuss the importance of science communication.

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4. Jobs / Calls for tenders

Early Career (Origin) Graduate: Exhibition Developer - CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), Geneva, Switzerland; closing ASAP

Science Deputy Director - The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Beijing, China; closing ASAP

Science Communicator - Edinburgh Science, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; closing ASAP

Science Communicator - Cambridge Science Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom; closing ASAP

Environmental Affairs Officer - Economic Commission for Europe, United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland; closing 7 December 2023

The Schools' Observatory (TSO) Development and Marketing Officer - Astrophysics Research Insitute, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom; closing 10 December 2023

Deputy Communications and Engagement Lead - The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute (THIS), Cambridge, United Kingdom; closing 10 December 2023

Internship - La Fondazione Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci di Milano, Milan, Italy; closing 11 December 2023

Communications Officer - Wetlands International, the Netherlands / Belgium; closing 15 December 2023

Supernova Internship - ESO, Garching, Germany; closing 31 December 2023

Public Events Curator - CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), Geneva, Switzerland; closing 8 January 2024

Communications Officer - Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna, Austria; closing 14 January 2024

Various Roles - CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), Geneva, Switzerland

Various Roles - EarthRights International, Various Locations

Various Roles - Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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5. Grants and funding

The Nature Awards: Science in Shorts; deadline 29 January 2024

Tell the world about your research in a 1-minute video in an engaging and entertaining manner and win €5,000!

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