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NERC-funded scientists: Public engagement poster competition

Win an invitation to NERC’s exclusive public engagement event

NERC-funded scientists are invited to enter their public engagement poster competition. Winners will have the chance to attend the exclusive ‘Engaging with NERC’ public engagement partnership event at the Natural History Museum. This is an exciting opportunity to network, showcase your skills, and present your poster to key representatives from the public engagement community.

At the invitation-only event, NERC will introduce our new public engagement strategy to a select audience, as well as facilitating panel and round-table discussions about challenges and opportunities in public engagement. ‘Engaging with NERC’ is a chance to learn more about the sector and current hot topics from public engagement professionals.

NERC will cover your transport costs to attend and present you with a certificate of achievement.

Entry and judging criteria

Your poster should give a short profile of you and your work as an environmental scientist and describe a simple activity or experiment which the public can do at home, with the aims of:

It should be aimed at a public audience with little knowledge of environmental sciences or careers in this field. It is usually best to keep text to a minimum and include engaging images. Ideally, your suggested home experiment will be linked in some way to your field of science.

Judging criteria:

Entry deadline is midnight on Monday 15 February 2016.

Submit your entry using the  online form– external link.


For competition enquiries:

Hannah King
Public engagement officer
01793 411572

Amy Gilbert
Events & engagement officer
01793 411565

For engagement partnership event enquiries:

Jess Ladd
Administrator, Head Office services team

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