In 2018 I collaborated with ARUP to create the ‘STEM Bee’ – a 6ft tall science communication sculpture located outside Manchester Oxford Road station which aimed to raise awareness of Manchester scientific heritage, past and present. I designed the STEM Bee to incorporate imagery from scientific papers, facts, scientist portraits, poetry and signatures from 80 local researchers came to sign the bee. I also handled the promotion for the sculpture, designing posters/postcards which were distributed by ARUP to schools and universities around the country and making a ‘DIY Bee Hotel Guide’ which could be downloaded. The bee was featured by multiple national news outlets and gained a lot of positive publicity online. The sculpture was then auctioned off, raising £22,000 for local charities. 

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