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A big list of ways people communicate science to public audiences

I have promised myself that this year I will be better at sharing information, documents and general things that I have created for training, conference sessions or just for fun.To start 2018, here is a list of different formats in which people communicate science through events. I used it for a discussion with Masters students about the many different forms science communication can take. The list started life as a local one but I am keen to include more international examples. I have included links where appropriate so people can find out more information. Have I missed any? I expect I have... Talks, comedy and storytelling  Lectures  - still an important way of communicating science  Café Scientifique (and Café MED , if you are in Aberdeen) Bright Club comedy  The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas Nerd Nite Skeptics in the Pub Sci-bar Pint of Science Soapbox science Speed science The Story Collider – science storytelling (and there is a great podcast) PechaKucha Night