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From Demo to Democracy

By Wendy Sadler How science communicators can change the world… On 4th March this year I had the honour of giving the opening keynote speech at the 20th Anniversary event of SciFest Africa – a festival I have been part

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Inspiring Women

Happy International Women’s Day! by Wendy Sadler Which women inspire you? I reckon for me my mum was probably one of the first as she was always showing me experiments that got me curious about science from a very young age.

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What do people think about chemistry?

By James Piercy Recently the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) published the results of a large survey of the public’s perception of chemistry. The project was delivered by market research company TNS BRMB and involved interviews with over 2000 people

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Top 10 Ways to Spot Bad Science

By Becca Smithers Bad science is where people misuse science and scientific research, usually to get you to buy something, to change your mind, or to make something seem better than it actually is. People may deliberately misinterpret results of

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David goes gallivanting (again)!

David Price is never in the same place for long. science made simple presenter, manager, busker, trainer and general nice guy David is highly sought after by organisations all over the world. Check out his latest adventures: Warsaw Science Picnic In

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Top Tips for Public Speaking

By James Piercy The best way to become a great public speaker is to do it, and do it a lot! But there are some key skills and things to consider which can get you off to a good start.

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Risky Business at the Big Bang Fair

By Leanne Gunn “How do you make health and safety exciting?” This was the question flying around the science made simple office when we were asked by Engineering UK and the Lloyd’s Risk Register to develop a science show all

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International Firefighters’ Day: 4th May

The recent oil spill in the Gulf reminds us how important proper safety training is in the oil and gas industry. When an emergency occurs, the knowledge gained through training is essential to reacting calmly and appropriately. Preventing an emergency

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Science Busking Demonstrations: A How-to Guide

science made simple’s David Price has busked all over the world. He loves to bring science to life to passer’s by, and train others to busk by teaching them the tricks of the trade picked up from years of experience. In this

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Demo insights e-book – science communication tips for effective demonstrations

science made simple have teamed up with other science communication experts to share their knowledge on performing demonstrations! The British Science Association have taken these tips and combined them into this handy e-book. Tips include presenting with presence, engaging your audience, behaviour

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