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Joint Networking Day: Engaging science

24 July 2015

Engaging science - creating links between science and environmental education

Friday 21st August 2015

Chelsea Physic Garden, London


‘One-day event packed with training and networking opportunities around public engagement with science’

This event has been jointly organised by BGCI, BGEN (Botanic Gardens Education Network), LEEF (London Environmental Educators Forum) and FACE (Farming and Countryside Education) to offer plenty of opportunity for you to meet a wide spectrum of people from across the sector. This networking day seeks to showcase examples of how science can successfully be linked to informal education (including botanic gardens, sustainability, museums and outdoor education settings) spark new ideas and collaborations.

The jam-packed programme includes talks from Tom Anthony, Wellcome trust programme manager and the Natural History Museum's forensic entomologist, Dr Amoret Whitaker as well as the chance to take part in the CSI: Chelsea hands-on workshop. Hosted by Chelsea Physic Garden, you will also have plenty of time to explore the gardens, which is a real celebration of the beauty and importance of plants. 

Cost to bgen, LEEF, BGCI and FACE members is only £30, which includes entry to the gardens, lunch and refreshments. 

To book your place retuen the booking form to Suzanne Dampney, bgen coordinator: by Wednesday 12th August, 2015

There are limited places on this event, so book your place today to avoid missing out. 


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