Science for kids

Fancy helping translate the latest science into something for kids? Get in touch!

We’re on the hunt for a few people to help review Planet Presses (, bite-sized press releases for kids. One of the problems with a non-expert taking something and turning it into kids’ speak means that some key details could be lost. This is where you come in!

If you, or someone you know would be interested in reviewing Planet Presses, send an email detailing your interest and areas of expertise to Bárbara Ferreira at


Matthew Agius is a recent PhD graduate from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies in Ireland and is now doing research at the University of Southampton (National Oceanography Centre). His research focuses on the dynamics of the lithosphere beneath Tibet, the Central Mediterranean, and the Pacific Ocean. Matthew’s role as a young scientist representative is to promote the efforts done by young researchers and to engage in discussions that concern seismology students. You can reach Matthew via e-mail at

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