Events

The Science Communication Unit run a seminar series throughout the year in addition to participating in other conferences and events.

Science and Wildlife Communication Seminar Series

The Science and Wildlife Communication Joint Seminar Series is an exciting shared seminar series linked to UWE’s high profile MA Wildlife Filmmaking and the MSc Science Communication postgraduate programmes.

Previous speakers have included:

  • Iain Stewart - Professor of Geoscience Communication at University of Plymouth and well known science television presenter
  • Doug Allan - award-winning wildlife photographer and cameraman
  • Ben Southwell - Series Producer, BBC History of Science Fiction
  • Simon Garrett and Natasha Filer - Bristol Zoo
  • Brendan Walker - The Thrill Engineer 
  • Patrick Aryee - Award winning wildlife TV presenter
  • Tom Heap - BBC Countryfile presenter
  • Justine Alford - IFL Science News Editor

2017 events

Conferences

Science in Public: Research, Practice, Impact

9 and 10 July 2015

Now in their tenth year, the Science in Public conference and network brings together researchers and practitioners in science communication and public engagement from across the UK and around the world.

The 2015 conference, with the theme 'Science in Public: research, practice, impact' was hosted by the Science Communication Unit at UWE Bristol on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 July 2015.

The conference was preceded by the International Network for Public Communication of Science and Technology Doctoral Summer School on 7 and 8 July, which will hosted international scholars in science communication.


Evolving Science Communication

In April 2014, SCU held the Evolving Science Communication Conference, which focused on 10 years of science communication postgraduate programmes at UWE Bristol.

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