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Outreach Special Interest Group

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 10:00

Venue:The LookOut Discovery Centre in Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH


Invited speakers:

Dr Erica McAlister, NHM , Emily Beament (journalist), Olivia Armstrong (storyteller), Dr Ellen Rotheray (Buzz Club)

The meeting will focus on how entomologists communicate with the public and how the public connects with entomology in return. The meeting will provide a forum that is dedicated to the examination of the public perception and understanding of entomology. There will be speakers from an array of backgrounds talking about how to improve the communication of insect science. It will also be an opportunity to discuss the role of citizen scientists, teachers and journalists, and how key concepts in entomology can be tailored for different audiences to achieve the greatest impact.

Convenor: Alice Laughton

Oral/poster abstracts

Registration is a prerequisite for abstract acceptance. Abstracts should be 150 words or less. Please send to Alice Laughton


Deadline 24th November 2019.

Please complete registration form here, registration is a two part process. Payment should be made via the shop here, RES members will need to be logged in to receive discount. 



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