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

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 the key issues facing science communicators across sectors
  • Bringing together the diverse group of people involved in public engagement: universities, charities, science centres, learned societies, science festivals, science policymakers, science media, etc. 
  • Share ideas
  • Learn about best practice and new developments
  • Develop practical skills
  • Network and form new professional relationships

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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.