I'm a Scientist & I'm an Engineer

When: 6-17 November 2017.

I'm a Scientist and I’m an Engineer are online STEM outreach competitions that get scientists and engineers talking about their work with school students across the UK. You are invited to apply to take part in the next online events, running 6–17 November.

Any post-graduate is eligible to apply, and the deadline is currently 2nd October. There are specific places available for people related to Microbiology, Gravity, Cells and Stress in I'm a Scientist, and Transport, Health and Artificial Intelligence in I'm an Engineer. There are also lots of places in the general zones for any kind of researcher.

Apply for I’m a Scientist: imascientist.org.uk/scientist-apply

Apply for I’m an Engineer: imanengineer.org.uk/engineer-apply



Bright Club Dundee Training: Finding Humour in your Research

Available dates: Monday 27th November 2017 and Monday 19th February 2018.
Time: 5pm-9pm
Where: Main campus, University of Dundee

Calling out to all you budding comedians! Susan Morrison is coming back to Dundee to help train the next generation of Bright Clubbers!
If you’re a researcher, academic or student at the University of Dundee, and you are looking for a new public engagement opportunity or want a new challenge, then this is the right workshop for you.

To find out more and to book your place, please email us at revealingresearch@dundee.ac.uk


Bright Club Dundee #30

When: Tuesday 26th September 2017, Doors 7.30pm Start 8.30pm
Where: Braes, Basement Bar, 14-18 Perth Road, Dundee DD1 4LN

Join us on Tuesday 26th September 2017 and meet some of the funniest people from the University of Dundee, as they make their debut on stage, joined by the one and only Susan Morrison! Susan is in a class of her own when it comes to quick-fire wit. She mixes real-life experiences, topical observations, audience interaction and Glasgow style storytelling to spellbinding effect.

She’ll be the compere for the evening and will introduce you to some fabulously funny people who will bring with them tales of their own. This month’s line up include:

David Foley – MAD-icinal Chemistry
Oliva Hicks – The Lives and Loves of Superheroes
Ben Podger – First Impressions: A String Theory
Sébastien Dall’Ozzo – Anti-cancer Vampire
Grant Phillips – Of Mind and Men
Joanna Stephens –

This event is now sold out.


STEM Ambassador Scheme

Would you like to become a STEM Ambassador? Fife College is the new co-ordinator of the scheme in Dundee and is running a number of inductions sessions in the University throughout 2017.

Dates: Mon Oct 16th and Mon Dec 11th 2017 from 2-4pm in the Murray Seminar Room, School of Life Sciences.

For more information please visit www.stemeast.org.uk

For any questions about the scheme or to register an interest in an induction session please contact Kevin McKeever, STEM East: kevinmckeever@fife.ac.uk


Informal Cafe Discussions

Please see the Cafe Science Dundee and Dundee Arts Cafe websites to find out about informal and inspiring events in your local area.