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 

Interactive activities



  • Museums
  • Science Centres
  • Libraries
  • Art Gallery
  • Shopping Centres
  • Train stations
  • Community centres
  • Schools
  • Parks
  • The beach?

Umbrella Initiatives


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