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Outreach

The Society's Public Understanding of Entomology SIG aims to improve the outreach across the entomology sector

The aim of RES outreach is to promote and increase public understanding of entomology. The Society continues to increase the number and range of activities organised for public benefit. These activities help to improve the “diffusion of entomological science” and contribute to science education as a whole.

You'll find below some of the major public activities organised and funded by the Society. If you would like more information about any of the Society's outreach initiatives please contact Dr Luke Tilley - RES Director of Outreach & Development.

National Insect Week is a huge biennial and public campaign that will return in 2018.
A nationwide initiative of hundreds of events and activities celebrating 'the little things that run the world'
www.nationalinsectweek.co.uk
Insect Festival is a biennial event held in York and Bristol.
Visit our Event Pages for more information about Insect Festival Bristol 2017
EntoSci is the first conference dedicated to entomology for secondary school and college students
www.harper-adams.ac.uk/entosci
Entocast is funded by an RES Outreach Fund.
www.entocast.com
 
The Society provides entertaining and expert speakers for schools, societies and associations and we are currently creating a full package of educational resources to be launched in 2018.
The Society attends exhibitions, fairs and festivals throughout the year to show people the importance of entomology.
Read an article about the RES at Big Bang Fair - the largest STEM event in Europe: Big Bang.pdf

 

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