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Oxfordshire Science Festival: Get Involved

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Public Engagement with Research are pleased to announce that the call for applications to take part in Oxfordshire Science Festival 2016 as part of the University of Oxford’s principal sponsorship scheme is now open, deadline noon 25 January 2016.

The University of Oxford is pleased to be a Principal Sponsor of Oxfordshire Science Festival 2016 (OSF). The festival is an excellent opportunity to showcase your research, inspire the younger generation, engage with the local community and raise debate on the impact of science on society. In 2016 the festival will take place from Thursday 23 June to Sunday 3 July.

As a Principal Sponsor of the OSF, the University has secured 15 stalls (which can be indoor or outdoor) and 7 programme slots for events, talks and debates that are being offered to researchers through this competitive process.

Researchers from all disciplines are invited to apply:

a) to take part in the festival (e.g. hosting a stall, event, talk, debate, etc.)
b) for small grants to support the development of research engagement activities to be delivered as part of the Oxfordshire Science Festival programme if required

All science and science-related research areas are welcomed and can include science, social science and exploring the societal impacts and history of science.

Full details about how to participate and the application form are on the Oxford Sparks website. Click here to view details.