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There’s been a lot going on in the first few months of the year. We’re now in the last year of the Catalyst project, lots has been achieved but still plenty to do.

1. Images of research competition – deadline 9 May

Open to all Early Career Researchers, submit your images and win fantastic prizes. Full details.


2. Staging Exeter, Guildhall – free! 2 May, 6.30 –

One of our seed fund projects draws to and end on Friday. Staging Exeter is an evening at the Guildhall with an exciting performance event, which will include an informal talk by professor Philip Schwyzer, a small exhibition about Exeter’s theatre history, and a series of performances by an acting team of students and local dramatists. There will also be a wine reception.

Staging Exeter: An Evening at the Guildhall is the culmination of the Catalyst funded Staging Exeter Project, which has been exploring Exeter’s theatre history for the past 12 weeks. You can find out more about the project via our blog, or watch the trailer for May 2nd here. Expect fireworks, foolery and a bit of Doctor Faustus!

3. Festival of Social Science creative workshop, Thursday 8 May, 2-4, Amory 239C

Up to £2000 is available for activities to run during the Festival of Social Science 1-8 November. To stimulate ideas we’re hosting a creative workshop next Thursday. Come along to develop an idea before you submit a proposal. We’ll have a pop-up research shop for the duration of the festival so all sorts of events and activities can happen there: collaborative craft activities, talks, dancing, singing! Join in the fun.


4. STEM busking workshop, 22 May

Free workshop for those interested in developing Science Busking skills for the Big Bang Fair, 26 June.  Register to attend the workshop.







4. Drawing Conclusions: cartooning workshop

We had a fabulous workshop from Martin Shovel on cartooning – funded through the second round of Seed Funds. Some great techniques and ideas for describing your research or work. Here’s Martin showing us some faces. Follow @martinshovel for more information, ideas etc






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