British Science Association | May 2017 newsletter

Constructing the mad scientists - tackling stereotypes in science

Where does the stereotype of the mad scientist come from? Professor Alice Roberts, academic and broadcaster, tracked the history of the scientist in the public mind, at the Huxley Summit last year, where she discussed what we can learn from these stories today. You can watch her talk, as well as the provocations from the other speakers, at the Summit on our YouTube channel.

British Science Festival - grant scheme announced!

The British Science Association is launching a brand new community grant scheme for this year’s British Science Festival. We will be providing grants of £500 to community groups or organisations in Brighton that work directly with audiences who are traditionally underrepresented and currently not engaged in science activity.

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Publication date: 19 May 2017