Science Communication Conference

The annual event for those involved with public engagement to share ideas and best practice


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Science Communication Conference

The 2015 Science Communication Conference will take place on Thursday 18 & Friday 19 June at Manchester Metropolitan University.

To suggest a session you’d like to see at the conference, use our online form to make a proposal by the 9th January 2015. See our FAQs for more information.

This two day event is the only cross-sector conference, bringing together people from across the science communication field.  Over 400 people usually attend the conference, including both seasoned sci-commers and those who are new to the sector. Representatives from science centres, festivals, research councils, universities, learned societies, charities as well as freelancers and small consultancies enjoy networking among the variety of delegates attending.

The British Science Association organises the Conference in partnership with the Wellcome Trust. 

What people say about the Science Communication Conference

"The Conference brings together experts and people new to the sector"

"All the sessions and talks I went to were great - very interesting and inspirational."

"Good presenters, interesting discussion and useful insight" 

Aims of the Conference

  • Address key issues facing all people doing and researching science communication, policy and public engagement
  • Link together this diverse group, to share new ideas and move the sector forward
  • Help the community to find inspiration and connections from culture throughout the UK.

Find out more

To be the first to find out about the conference, sign up for our Public Engagement Newsletter for breaking news and important dates. Get a feel for the Conference by exploring content from the 2014 Conference - read the report, view presentations, listen to the podcast and more!

Have more questions? Check out the Conference FAQs page.