Three Days Until University of Salford’s Citizen Science Showcase @ MediaCityUK

It's three days until we hit Salford's Citizen Science Showcase at the University of Salford's Media City campus, as part of Manchester Science Festival 2017. Excited doesn't cut it! Come and explore the future of scientific research, shape it and feel it for yourself. You'll see art, media, science and technology intersect in a kaleidoscope of … Continue reading Three Days Until University of Salford’s Citizen Science Showcase @ MediaCityUK

VICE Media Did Investigative Science Communication Before It Was Cool or Should We Say Hamilton Morris Did?

There, we said it. Whatever you may think of the radical, youth-centric perspective of VICE Media,  it's surely gone and blown some perceptions of science straight out of the water. Educating a new generation on the adverse effects of illicit drug taking and the pharmacological phenomena, cultures and attitudes that surround them and their production. … Continue reading VICE Media Did Investigative Science Communication Before It Was Cool or Should We Say Hamilton Morris Did?

Let’s Jam! Citizens & Future Media – The Handy Intersection Between Mainstream and Viral.

Throw in some digital to your journalism, some broadcast to your science and some viral to your communication. Bash it all together creatively and what do you get? Aside from some, erm, well, odd stock photos and click-baity headlines when you open your phone (certain respectable and long standing outlets - we're looking at you). … Continue reading Let’s Jam! Citizens & Future Media – The Handy Intersection Between Mainstream and Viral.

Jarrow Hall – The Only Anglo Saxon Farm Where You Can Find Great Coffee…

Anglo Saxon's and great coffee? Bet that's a sentence you thought you'd never hear? Well, there is a place that exists between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields that does just that. A heady mix of coffee and erm, well, northern Anglo Saxon history. Jarrow Hall is a unique conglomerate of a beautiful Grade II … Continue reading Jarrow Hall – The Only Anglo Saxon Farm Where You Can Find Great Coffee…

Couldn’t Resist a Flashback to the Blog That Started it All… Museomix 2013

Disclaimer: We won't link you to the original and very embarrassing blogger page. However, it's a homage to a bad haircut and a weekend where I learned I could mix the arts (museums!), science and education. It was November 2013, I was barely a year out of university and I stumbled upon Museomix after also … Continue reading Couldn’t Resist a Flashback to the Blog That Started it All… Museomix 2013

#PrimaryRocks Not Just Any EdChat Hashtag – The One to Watch

We're not sure if you've heard of Primary Rocks? However, if you're a primary educator or work in a sector that works with primary & EYFS aged (3-11) pupils it's a must! Museum educators, science communicators and other inter-sectoral teachers we're looking at you to get your Twitter fingers going and join the conversation. Why … Continue reading #PrimaryRocks Not Just Any EdChat Hashtag – The One to Watch

Imaginify – Bridging the Gender Gap in Tech and Digital

Imaginify was created because of the startling lack of female presence in the tech and digital world, spurred on by the ISACA Global Survey Report which highlighted the real disparity between males and females in these spheres. Imaginfy's core principles are to inspire and empower. Encouraging women within/emerging into the two intersecting sectors to be brave and brilliant … Continue reading Imaginify – Bridging the Gender Gap in Tech and Digital

Get Into the Fast Paced World of Media Technology With BBC Mixital

Mixital is the BBC's free-online, creative space for young people and adults. The site itself was commissioned in September twenty-fifteen by the BBC in partnership with Nesta UK, Freeformers and Mozilla.  It's a fantastic resource for parents, educators and any young person looking to get a foothold into the fast developing world of media-technology. Mixital … Continue reading Get Into the Fast Paced World of Media Technology With BBC Mixital