Science Uncovered 2016

Science Uncovered is part of European Researchers' Night, and is a free annual festival of science held at various institutions across the UK giving the public the opportunity to discover rare items from the Museum collections, meet experts and take part in interactive science stations, debates and behind-the-scenes tours. This is the fourth Science Uncovered I have …

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Earthworm Watch at the Bristol Festival of Nature

I was able to attend the Bristol Festival of Nature thanks to a grant from the British Ecological Society. I was fortunate to be the first beneficiary of the Regional Funding Scheme which provides support for researchers to undertake public engagement activities. The Bristol Festival of Nature is the UK's largest celebration of the natural world with two days …

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Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 2016

Last year I blogged about my first visit to the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival. This year I was back - promoting my new citizen science project Earthworm Watch, which I have developed with Earthwatch and the Natural History Museum. This time the Natural History Museum occupied a whole marquee and I attended on the Saturday …

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