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11/07/2014

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Science Alliance Cymru

The Science Alliance Cymru (SAC) aims to offer a focus for all those interested in or working in engagement with science, technology, engineering and maths in Wales to discuss issues of relevance.

Quarterly meetings are held at a different locations across Wales.

The main objectives of the SAC are to:

  • allow members to meet others involved in public engagement activities and share good practise;
  • offer support to others in the field;
  • collaborate with others to add value to existing activities and to develop new initiatives;
  • raise awareness of activities in the region.

Membership of the SAC is free and in its two years, nearly 150 people have joined. Members represent many different organisations including universities, museums, science centres, educational charities, the media, private industry, public bodies and many more.

The SAC is a joint initiative between: British Science Association, Techniquest, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff University, National Museum Wales, BBC Wales.

How to Join:
SAC Membership is free and open to all. To join please contact Liz Terry or click here (this will take you to an external website). You can also find us on Twitter.

Next meeting:

The next Science Alliance Cymru meeting is scheduled for 18 July at Techniquest in Cardiff Bay.  Dr Jennifer Geroni, Science Policy Research Analyst at the Welsh Government's Office of the Chief Scientific Advisor will talk on the importance of STEM in the Welsh Curriculum. The evening will precede a Techniquest After Hours event so you can grab a class of wine and enjoy the grown up sciencey fun. 

We're looking for one or two other speakers please reply to me if you would like to contribute. (bryan.hatton@techniquest.org). 

Please use this link to let me know if you are coming 
http://www.doodle.com/bwwn6vykaq88hq7u (you don't need a Doodle account)