Esther van Vliet, Public Engagement Officer, reminiscences about her week at the Royal Society with the ‘Race Against The Ageing Clock’ exhibit.
With five months down and two months left to create the ‘Race Against the Ageing Clock’ exhibit for the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2018, how is it progressing? We check in with Esther, the Institute’s Public Engagement Officer, to find out.
As part of the development of our new exhibit, Race Against the Ageing Clock, researchers Dil and Jo visited the Royal Society, London, in March for some insightful training on engagement through the use of exhibit activities, before putting their new skills into practice at the Cambridge Science Festival.
In November the Institute heard it was successful in the competitive selection to showcase its upcoming exhibition, the “Race Against the Ageing Clock”, at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in London this summer. Esther van Vliet, Public Engagement Officer, is part of the exhibit development team and shares here how work has begun on the creation of the exhibit.
Guest blogger Ella Willsmore, a student at Colchester County High School for Girls, describes her experiences at the Young Scientist Journal conference in Cambridge, during which she won a prize for her poster, which outlined her work with Olivia Casanueva's group on a Royal Society Partnership project.
Students from Colchester County High School for Girls explain how their Royal Society Partnership Grant with Olivia Casanueva's group led them to a conference in London.
Claire Senner, a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Myriam Hemberger's group, talks about the success of her Royal Society Partnership Grant with Hitchin Girls School.
Having spent a year as Public Engagement Manager, Tacita looks back at some of the highlights of a very busy 12 months.