Phage Therapy Citizen Science Project Launched!

We are delighted to be working with Dr Ben Temperton and his team from the University of Exeter to run an important citizen science project about phage therapy over the next year. Phage therapy is a promising alternative (or a complementary treatment) to antibiotics. The historical overuse and misuse of antibiotics has led to theContinue reading “Phage Therapy Citizen Science Project Launched!”

Pop-up exhibition postponed until March 2022

We’re sad to say that we have postponed our STFC-funded “Breaking the Ice”, climate-themed pop-up exhibition until British Science Week in March 2022, due to concerns about another COVID-19 peak. Although this is disappointing, it’s also a fantastic opportunity to engage the public much more in the whole process of creating it. Keep an eyeContinue reading “Pop-up exhibition postponed until March 2022”

Pop-up Science Centre in August!

NOTE: The pop-up has been postponed until March 2022 due to COVID-19. We’re delighted to announce that we have been awarded an STFC Spark Award grant to fund a pop-up exhibition in August! For two long weekends, we’ll be showcasing an amazing exhibition in Maketank in Exeter, for people to meet the scientists involved inContinue reading “Pop-up Science Centre in August!”

Great Conjunction Article Published!

Throughout November and December 2020 we worked with the University of Exeter Astrophysics Group and Interwoven Productions to celebrate the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, culminating in a live stream on 20th December, which has been viewed over 300,000 times on YouTube! Dr Claire Davies has written an article about this project, which was acceptedContinue reading “Great Conjunction Article Published!”

Exciting News: ESC-Live Coming Soon!

We are absolutely thrilled to have been awarded one of a limited number of £15,000 grants by the Engineering Education Grant Scheme (EEGS), for our project “ESC-Live: Virtual, out-of-the classroom events connecting school children with engineers”, which will be on the theme of Energy and Waste. The Engineering Education Grant Scheme, which is run byContinue reading “Exciting News: ESC-Live Coming Soon!”

Art of Science Gallery Launched

We’ve launched our online Art of Science Gallery! We find Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM) really inspirational and we know lots of you do too. This is an opportunity for professional artists and amateurs alike to share the Art they have produced that has been inspired by STEMM. We’re looking for creations acrossContinue reading “Art of Science Gallery Launched”

“Behind the Scenes” Podcast

Natalie took part in a “Beyond Your Research Degree” podcast by the University of Exeter Doctoral College, which was published in September. If you’d like to know a bit about what goes on behind the scenes from Natalie’s perspective – the process and rationale for making the science centre, the (charitable) business perspective, plus anContinue reading ““Behind the Scenes” Podcast”