Society for Endocrinology - a world-leading authority on hormones

Outreach

Put public engagement into practice

For those taking their first steps, or those wanting more experience for their cv, these opportunities will allow you to engage with journalists, write for non-specialists, or engage face to face with the public. 

Work with the Society for Endocrinology

  • Apply independently for a public engagement grant and deliver your own initiative
  • Volunteer to work on a SfE stand at a public event and improve your science communication skills
  • Write for our blog, The Endocrine Post and practice writing without jargon!
  • Become one of our Media Ambassadors - respond to media enquiries that come to us and get the right information about hormones in the media
Tell us what you're interested in

Use our expertise

Our office team is qualified in science communication and has a wealth of advice and support to offer Society for Endocrinology members. We can:

  • advise you on the most appropriate training for your needs
  • help you distil your work into key points and/or do practice media interviews with you
  • assist you with planning and promoting the public events you're involved with
  • review any public engagement proposals you are submitting
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Great public engagement opportunities

Become a STEM Ambassador - inspire young people and support teachers in the classroom by explaining current applications of STEM in industry or research. Find out more

Spend a few weeks working at the Guardian, BBC or other media outlet, by applying for a British Science Association Media Fellowship. Find out more 

Take part in the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement's  competition. Find out more

Write for The Conversation – an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. Become an author

Find volunteering opportunities via Science Live – a  platform managed by the British Science Association that links people with local science events; whether you want to be a speaker, volunteer, organiser or just an attendee to see what others are up to. Find out more