Oxfordshire Science Festival

Oxfordshire Science Festival

Charity information

Oxfordshire Science Festival

Vision: a 
world 
where 
the 
complexity, wonder and opportunities of scientific research are explored, challenged, celebrated and enjoyed across society.


The Oxfordshire Science Festival (OSF) is a high-profile opportunity for existing and new audiences to explore the dynamic research and creativity in, around and beyond the vibrant and iconic city of Oxford.

Founded 2010

  • Mission statement

    Mission: (through a range of events and activity,) inspire and support people of all ages and backgrounds to access ideas from research and innovation for the encouragement and exploration of individual and global potential.
    Values:
    - We value high quality research, teaching, and practice in knowledge development.
    - We contribute to society by creating accessible, innovative and high-quality material for public audiences.
    - We are independent of political or industrial interests and offer a neutral platform to present and amplify complex evidence-based ideas.
    - We cultivate and embrace the full diversity of voices from all backgrounds and experiences.
    - We build cooperative relationships with organisations that share our values, committed to the advancement of research and public engagement with research.
    Objectives:
    - Support science festival activity across Oxfordshire and any other geographical region of strategic importance.
    - Run a Festival
in Oxford with
wide
public
appeal that uses a mixture of live, face-to-face events and digital media to present and initiate discussion on contemporary research and innovation from Oxford and its partner locations.
    - Develop the community of practice for public research engagement via the medium of a festival and its associated methodologies.

    N. B. All academic disciplines contribute to the vigour of the research endeavour, including the natural sciences, technologies, medicine, the social sciences, the arts and the humanities.

  • Aims

    Oxfordshire Science Festival aims to:

    • Inspire and support people of all ages and backgrounds to access ideas from research and innovation for the encouragement and exploration of individual and global potential.
    • Run a Festival? in Oxford with ?wide ?public? appeal that uses a mixture of live, face-to-face events and digital media to present and initiate discussion on contemporary research and innovation.
    • Develop the community of practice for public research engagement via the medium of a festival and its associated methodologies.
  • Overview

    Established: March 2010

    Registered Charity Number: 1151361

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 40

    Phone number: 01865810027

    Address: Oxford Centre for Innovation, New Road OX1 1BY

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