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 24 June, 1pm to 4pm
Where: Princesshay Square, Exeter

The call for our event volunteers is now open! You can sign up using our short online form.


World-leading female academics will be taking to their soapbox to talk to the public about their research. Join in the conversation on Twitter using #ExeterSoapbox.

You can find out more Exeter’s Soapbox Science events on the Soapbox Science website.

Soapbox Science events have been part funded by a number of sponsors, including the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the Natural and Environmental Research Council (NERC).

Please contact local organiser Dr Safi K Darden, with any questions about the event or for further information on how to become involved as a volunteer.