Science

It’s never too early for a JDRF UK Christmas card!

It’s that time of year again. When we hope we are early enough to persuade you to buy your 2019 Christmas cards from JDRF. This year, as well as the usual well designed, delightful cards, you can choose a virtual gift to support JDRF. Every pound you spend helps support the work of JDRF in...

Applications for British Science Week 2019

The application process for grants to support British Science Week in 2019 is still open. British Science Week will next take place between 8th-17th March, 2019. The application process involves thematic grants for school, community groups and one for the British Science Association branches. You can see the detail for each sectoral award below… The...

JDRF Cambridge – Gala Dinner 12th June 2018

It has been a busy last quarter and we have not featured  JDRF, our favourite charity here at conversationsEAST. With a sparkling fund-raising event, a Gala Dinner, pending at Madingley Hall, University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education this article rectifies our omission. This gourmet event will, in the surroundings of 16th Century Madingley Hall,...

Project Torino – inclusive learning for visually impaired children…

Embed from Getty Images  Building blocks of code for young leaners – code creation in new ways from Microsoft   Microsoft researchers, at their Cambridge UK facilities, are in the midst of developing a new set of coding tools which will support children with additional sight needs in exploring the creation of code, commands and...

Isaac Newton’s Principia Mathematica – a reissue

Article update: 12.11.2016 1,076 backers pledged 56,504 euros to help bring this project to life, exceeding the original campaign target  of 35,000 euros. Brilliant. This must be the Enlightenment project of the year. On the eve of 2017, the 330th anniversary of the publication of Isaac Newton’s Principia (Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica), a small publishing...

Have a JDRF Christmas!

              We were thinking about our Christmas plans already in our Partnership offices and realised we hadn’t made contact over a busy summer with our favourite charity, JDRF and their great fund-raising team. So to make amends we are broadcasting the ideal place for you to buy your 2016...

British Science Week Funding
Events in March 2016

  View image | gettyimages.com There is still funding available for British Science Week during 11th March 2016 to the 20th March, 2016. Both the Kick Start Grants programme for schools with challenges and the Community Grants programme are still available. (If you’re quick…Ed) Kick Start Grants for schools in challenging circumstances to organise their...

Ideas Festival 2015
Chelmsford, Essex

The Chelmsford Ideas Festival is almost upon us again this year. The programme of events continues to engage and stimulate Festival-goers across a wide range of cultural, artistic, heritage and innovation themes. When:  19th October to 1st November 2015 Where: Chelmsford, Essex, UK. Web: See more details here… The Chair of Changing Chelmsford Malcolm Noble...

We support JDRF,
a great Type 1 Diabetes charity!

View image | gettyimages.com Cambridge Coffee Morning for JDRF Date: Friday 2nd October Time: 10am – 12.30pm Venue: Girton College (The Old Kitchens) Come along and join us for this informal coffee morning, which will give you the chance to meet other families living with type 1 diabetes. You can find out more about the...

Getting behind British science?

#82581294 / gettyimages.com The British Science Association have just announced details of grant funding schemes for British Science Week in 2015. Event dates: 13th to 22nd March 2015 As well as the usual grants by region in the UK, offering their traditional support to schools, this year (2015) sees the introduction of community organisation grants, offering...