SoapBox Science – call for female speakers is now open

Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. The next call for speakers is now open, you can sign up for one of their “classic” Soapbox Science events here.

Application deadline: 23rd February 2018. 

Lauren Barr took to the streets last summer (the Event runs in Exeter every June) and is happy to offer information and advice! Read her story about the experience.


In addition to their usual events, Soapbox Science’s 8th year is set to bring innovative, awe-inspiring, and mind-boggling science to arts festivals around the UK. Soapbox Art & Science embarks on its second year of uniting female scientists with artists from local research/education institutions to explore fresh and engaging ways of communicating scientific ideas through art, and testing them out on audiences at arts festivals.

Are you a female scientist who is passionate about your work, and eager to explore your topic in

Interested in volunteering? Contact me: Lauren Barr,

creative ways? If so, then Soapbox Art & Science needs YOU! They are looking for active scientists in all areas of science, from PhD students to Professors, and from entry-level researchers to entrepreneurs, to take part in this cutting-edge project to

  • Help  improve the visibility of women in science
  • Develop engaging and innovative ways to communicate science
  • Make valuable connections with artists and other scientists
  • Engage with people who might not otherwise encounter science

Find out more and apply for the Soapboax  Art & Science events here. 

Application deadline: 3rd January 2018.

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