Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference 2020  

Main Programme

Unfortunately submissions for the main programme and workshops, speakers' corner and performance are now closed.  Abstracts have been reviewed and authors should have received feedback.   Accepted authors should register to attend the conference by 28 February 2020 to confirm their place in the programme.  Please note the Early Bird rate closes on 31 January 2020.

May Festival

The deadline for submissions has now passed, but you can still apply to be part of Soapbox Science at the May Festival.

The festival welcomes over 14,000 visitors to inspirational activities across the sciences and arts, sparking discussion on some of society’s biggest issues.You’ll find shows, talks, concerts, readings and tours hosted by famous faces and performers mixing with the University’s own students and staff; many of whom are world experts in their fields.

Soapbox Science

As part of the May Festival we are looking for women scientists in all areas of STEMM, from PhD students to Professors, and from entry-level researchers to entrepreneurs, to take part in Soapbox Science.   Soapbox Science is a public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do, with no PowerPoint slides, no lecture theatres – just remarkable scientists who are there to amaze with their latest discoveries, and to answer the science questions the public have been burning to ask.


The event will take place on 30 May 2020, at the University of Aberdeen.


Deadline for applications 2nd March, 10am GMT

For more information and to apply: