Science communication

AWARDS

In 2019 I was awarded the Imperial College President’s Award for Excellence in Societal Engagement.

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MEDIA

As a member of The Spokesmen of Science Foundation I’m on the national list of Polish experts for contacts with media; more information and links in the media here.

I also contribute to the official Imperial College student blog as well as the MPE CDT blog. I have written articles about issues such student mental health for Student Minds or women in STEM for Imperial College.

OTHER PUBLIC SPEAKING

On Saturday 25th November 2017 I gave a TEDx talk “Let’s have a maths party!” at TEDx Wandsworth.

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My talk at TEDx Wandsworth 2017. © Stewart Marsden, 2017. Moral rights asserted. Creative Commons with attribution. stewartmarsden.co.uk

I succesfully participated in FameLab Poland and FameLab UK, including London final 2017 and Polish national semifinal 2017 and national final 2018.

I represented my department twice in the Imperial College Three  Minute Thesis competition, winning the first prize in 2018. You can watch one of my performances here.

I was an invited speaker at many conferences and workshops, including Science Polish Perspectives 2017Energy Finance Christmas Workshop 2017,  13th German Probability and Statistics Days 2018 or Statistical Inference in Energy Markets. I gave numerous seminars, for example for ThalesiansEnergy Futures Lab or at the University of Augsburg.

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FameLab Poland 2018: this talk allowed me to reach the national final. Photo credit: FameLab Poland.

LEADERSHIP, TEACHING and VOLUNTEERING

LEADERSHIP

In 2017/18 I held the presidency of Imperial College London SIAM student chapter. As a part of my role I organised events such as Welcome Week 2017/18, Christmas party 2017, ICL-UCL Day 2018, annual SIAM conference 2018, weekly JAMS and many other social and academic events.

TEACHING

During my PhD I was teaching a variety of courses for undergraduate students at the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College. I led maths workshops for middle and high school students in the Wohl Reach Out Lab. I also led Python and Machine Learning courses for Thalesians.

SCIENCE EVENTS

I organised and volunteered during science events such as Pint of ScienceImperial Science FestivalImperial Lates or multiple outreach events organised by MPE CDT.

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Imperial Science Festival. Photo credit: Imperial College London.

 

SCIENCE COMMUNICATION TRAINING

I graduated from the mentoring program Lean in STEM, where under Joanna Bagniewska‘s eye I was developing my science communication skills.

As a part of FameLab, I participated in a three-day-long science communication and media engagement masterclass taught by Jacek Mikulski, Jacek Wasilewski and Quentin Cooper.

I am a member of a group of science writers Neuwrite London.

I completed the online course Writing in the Sciences created by Stanford University.

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