Event: ‘Talking Plants’ How to Communicate Plant Science

Botanic Gardens Education Network

Cambridge
7th-9th November 2018

bgen.org.uk info@bgen.org.uk 07341131965 Sue Dampney

Cost: £125 - £290

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife, ecology


This year’s bgen Annual Conference, hosted jointly by Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden and Sainsbury Laboratory, will focus on communicating plant science and research to a wide range of audiences. Join plant scientists from around the University, the team at the Garden, and plant science communicators and educators from across the UK for three days of ‘Talking Plants’ in Cambridge.

  • Develop your knowledge about cutting edge plant science
  • Increase your confidence in delivering practical plant science to your visitors
  • Discover where to find new science content and creative ideas to support your work
  • Network with plant scientists, public engagement specialists and other plant educators
  • Reflect on your own programme and gain new skills to improve it

We have teamed up with LearnToEngage to Conference delegates this year. Staff and volunteers working at botanic gardens, zoos, parks or other outdoor learning sites are invited to apply for a 100 Euro bursary (20 available) to support attendance at the Conference. Application for the bursary deadline 31st August 2018.

For programme, information and bursary application form, visit the bgen website


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