Soapbox Science at Exeter

Soapbox Science showcases the research of women who are making significant contributions to the scientific community.
The event follows the format of London Hyde Park’s Speakers’ Corner, transforming Exeter’s Princesshay into an arena for public learning and scientific debate; creating a dynamic and bustling atmosphere and learning environment for all.

When: Saturday 22 September 2018
Where: Princesshay Square, Exeter

The call for speakers for our 2018 event is now open. You can find out more here or sign up using the short online form - deadline 23 February 2018.

Soapbox Science at Exeter 2017

Exeter’s Soapbox Science is a public speaking event which aims to break down the gender stereotypes associated with careers in STEMM. It follows the format of Hyde Park’s Speakers’ Corner, showcasing the work of 12 female scientists.

Exeter’s third Soapbox Science took place on Saturday the 24th June 2017,  in Princesshay Square.

You can visit the soapbox science website for more information about Exeter’s and other events taking place across the UK, Canada, Australia, Italy, Ireland and Germany. You can also keep up to date with our event on Twitter using #ExeterSoapbox

You can also contact local organisers Dr Safi K DardenDr Ana Neves and Isabel Castanho with any questions about the event, how to get involved as a speaker, volunteer or sponsor, and our Soapbox Science Alumni Network.

Soapbox Science alumni

Since 2015 a ‘Soapbox Science Alumni Network’ has been established at Exeter, with some previous speakers acting as mentors and providing support and guidance to new speaker recruits.

You can watch the 2017 Soapbox Science talks by: