Author Archives: Jo Brodie

[Job, Cambridge / remote] Alzheimer’s Research UK, Information Officer, £27k, clos 15 May 2022 #scicommjobs

Alzheimer’s Research UK Information Officer (IO/22 – Information Officer – FTC) https://www.cloudonlinerecruitment.co.uk/alzheimersresearchuk/VacancyDetails.aspx?FromSearch=True&MenuID=&VacancyID=270 Or click this link: Vacancy-Pack-Information-Officer-FTC-1 Job descriptions live ‘in the wild’ for only a few weeks so I trap them permanently here. Content below also pinched from organisation’s … Continue reading

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Confusion about what the term ‘science communication’ aka #scicomm means (its use / meaning seems to have expanded)

Summary: I think it would be more helpful if the #scicomm hashtag was used only where a public audience is intended. Using it for things like scientific publishing is unhelpful as a different set of skills is needed. I keep … Continue reading

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[Job] Edinburgh Science Festival 2022, Science Communicators, £9.50p/h, clos 9 March 2022 #scicomm

Advert pinched from the ESF website 🙂 Edinburgh Science Festival, 2022 Science Communicators £9.50 per hour full-time/ festival period, including weekends Hours: Full time Closing date: 09 March 2022 <– date listed on ‘findajob’ website but not on the science … Continue reading

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[Job, p/t] London, Kew – Interpretation Producer, clos Sun 18th, £26.5k pro rata [mat cover]

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Interpretation Producer (maternity cover) https://careers.kew.org/vacancy/interpretation-producer-maternity-cover-441252.html or see the job listing at Civil Service Jobs Job description (PDF, permanently attached to this blog) “This role will require writing content for a range of interpretation (including panels, guides … Continue reading

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Black in #scicomm – resources (and help needed in finding others please)

Hello everyone – please can you suggest resources for Black science communicators and Black scientists (especially scicomm-related ones)? I am based in London, UK but I am keen to include resources from elsewhere. Thank you 🙂 @JoBrodie / jo.brodie@gmail.com Africa … Continue reading

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#Scicomm communities of practice / networks, also places where jobs are advertised :)

Below is a list of societies or organisations involved in science communication in some way (or which may be generally of interest). Many have a focus on writing (or producing content) for a non-specialist public audience (‘scicomm’ as opposed to … Continue reading

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[Job] British Dyslexia Association, Knowledge & Information Mgr, £32k, clos 8 Feb #scicomm jobs

        British Dyslexia Association Knowledge and Information Manager £32,000 – clos 8 February 2021 Original job advert link: https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/about/jobs Original job description link: https://cdn.bdadyslexia.org.uk/documents/About/Jobs/Knowledge-Info-Manager-Recruitment-Pack.pdf A copy of the PDF is also attached to the scicommjobs media library, … Continue reading

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[Closed, Bristol] We The Curious, Head of Programming, £40.6k pro rata (£32.4k), closed 9 Dec 2020

This one has closed but I am capturing the job ad and accompanying job description for this ‘database’ of job descriptions. I’m also gradually adding back all the old files that fell off slightly when I migrated this blog from … Continue reading

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[Job, Horsham] Action Medical Research for Children, Comms & Eng Off, £33k, clos 25 Nov

Note that they may close the role early if they find a suitable candidate Action Medical Research for Children Communications and Engagement Officer https://action.org.uk/work-with-us/communications-and-engagement-officer Hours: 35 per week Salary: c£33,000 Location: Horsham, West Sussex Download full job description [Permanent copy … Continue reading

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Open letter to UK Government / SAGE to improve those PowerPoint presentations #scicomm

I am now in the process of sending a copy of the letter (see 3 and 5 below) and a PDF (see 6 below) of the final 128 signatures. Thank you to everyone who signed. To contact me: @JoBrodie / … Continue reading

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