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What we did in April 2018

This April we made some Big Bubbles at The Big Bang, we provided researchers with science busking training in Zurich and we all celebrated National Tea day by having a lovely cuppa. Where have we been? A Few months ago David

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Science made simple does Hong Kong SciFest

By Peri Jones Leanne and I were very lucky to be given a chance to visit Hong Kong this March. For 4 years running, science made simple have been invited to take part in Hong Kong Science Festival held at

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What we did in March 2018

March has been a very fun and busy month! British Science Week has come and gone, we visited Hong Kong, launched a free Augmented reality resource and our fantastic presenter Zoe returned from maternity leave. Where have we been Free Augmented Reality

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By Royal Approval…

by Wendy Sadler An invite to Buckingham Palace doesn’t come along every day – but when it does, what’s a science communicator to wear? I was humbled and excited to be honoured with an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours

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Best of luck for the future, James!

James Piercy, the head of science made simple East in Norwich, is leaving science made simple for new adventures in public engagement. We are really going to miss him but we are also really excited for him in his new

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BIG Event 2017

By Becca Smithers From 19th-21st July science communicators from the UK and beyond gathered at the Centre for Life in Newcastle to attend the BIG Event, a conference for STEM communicators. Not only would I be attending BIG Event 2017, I

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Making Science Simple: Video Competition Finalists

We are delighted to announce the finalists for our “Making Science Simple Video Competition.” We had absolutely fantastic entries and have been inspired by the amazing talent out there. There are three videos in each category, listed below then scroll

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Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is the future! Whether you’re exploring the Great Barrier Reef, flying through the Solar System or creating your own Universe, virtual reality offers endless possibilities in science education. Imagine taking a class of children to the surface of Mars, allowing them

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The BIG Event 2016

By Leanne Gunn The BIG Event is a science communication conference bringing like-minded people together to network and share knowledge about working in the science communication sector. Last week I attended my first ever BIG Event and it was a chance

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A Canadian in Cardiff

By Parker McLean All About Parker! Over the Past month and a half, I have been lucky to be an intern at science made simple right here in Cardiff. Back in Canada, I spend my days studying in the Science

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