• Date and time: Saturday 12 June 2021, 1pm to 3pm
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  • Admission: Free admission, booking not required

Event details

Come and listen to top female scientists as they take science to the streets of York – standing on a soapbox!

Established in 2011, Soapbox Science promises a summer of excitement, fun and fantastic science with events across the world. Catch the York event and join in the conversation with inspirational speakers from the University of York as they explain their research and promote the visibility of women in science.

Suitable for all interest levels.


Image: Soapbox Science in King’s Square, York, in 2019.

Soapbox Science

Soapbox Science is a grass-roots science outreach organisation that brings cutting-edge research onto urban streets, and promoting the visibility of women in science. It places inspirational speakers on soapboxes and encourages them to engage in and start conversations with the public about their work.


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Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible