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Upcoming public engagement opportunities at WIN

The following public engagement opportunities are currently available for WIN staff and students:

Ongoing

 

November/December 2022

  • Apply here for our 2023 Public Engagement Ambassadors scheme (deadline: 30 November)
  • Apply here for our 2023 Sports Engagement Ambassadors scheme (deadline: 30 November)
  • 'Three Minutes of Science' pub night in December - researchers give three min talks (more details to follow)

 

To register your interest in any of the above, or to develop your own public engagement activity, please contact WIN's Public Engagement Manager (Dr Carinne Piekema) and Public Engagement Officer (Dr Hanna Smyth). Click our hyperlinked names to access our email addresses. You can also come along to our monthly public engagement drop-in clinics, 10:30-11:30am on the third Wednesday of each month (these alternate between in person and online; check the weekly WIN Monday Message email for details).

 

Past Opportunities

We archive our past public engagement opportunities here so that you can get a sense of what has been available previously. 

October 2022

  • 13 October: Oxford Science & Ideas Festival ('IF') - Film Club night (film screening and researcher talks)
  • 18 October: Oxford Science & Ideas Festival ('IF') - NeuroTales narrative storytelling 

July 2022

  • 4-8 July: Neuroscience Experience (week-long programme for year 12 students)
  • 12 & 13 July: primary school visits to WIN FMRIB

June 2022

  • 27 & 28 June: UNIQ student visits (secondary school) to WIN - 'what is public engagement' talks and hands-on introducing some of WIN's public engagement activity repertoire
  • 16 June: livestreamed MRI experiment designed by primary school students 

May 2022

  • 19 May: "WINdow on the Brain" after-hours fairground-themed event at Banbury Museum
  • 16 May: interactive 'art and neuroscience' workshop with participants from Mind mental health charity
  • 3 & 4 May: "Big Brain Roadshow" tour to secondary schools - hands-on activities and play performance

April 2022

  • 28 April: 'Reminiscence' session for older adults in Kidlington - neuroscience and memory
  • 26 April: A-level Day - hands-on activities with secondary school students
  • 19 April: neuroscience-themed activity day as part of Banbury Museum Easter half-term for families

March 2022

  • 14 March: 'Reminiscence' session for older adults in Banbury - neuroscience and memory

February 2022

  • Various dates: researcher visits to primary schools