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STEM@Leeds Team

Educational Engagement
University of Leeds
18 Blenheim Terrace

0113 343 37495

Welcome to STEM@Leeds!

We’re all about inspiring young people to engage with STEM subjects through summer schools, workshops, events and the Leeds Festival of Science, plus a lot more!

Visit our subject pages to learn more about what’s on offer from STEM@Leeds Outreach Team at the University of Leeds.

Got a question? Visit our frequently asked questions page to find the answer or get in touch.

Events Calendar

all-day Leeds Festival of Science 2017 @ Leeds
Leeds Festival of Science 2017 @ Leeds
Mar 4 – Mar 31 all-day
The annual Leeds Festival of Science – now in its 12th year – offers an exciting programme of events to help enthuse and inspire everyone, with activities for key stages 2-5, and public events open to all. Schools can join us for just one session or make a day of it, and our public events run throughout evenings and weekends. There is always a wide range of topics offered, covering many areas of science, maths, engineering, geology, geography, sports science and careers. Be sure to check out the schools programme and the public programme to see what’s on offer.
1:30 pm Problem Solving – so what is new? @ MALL 1, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds
Problem Solving – so what is new? @ MALL 1, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds
Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm
Colin Prestwich – Yorkshire Ridings Maths Hub Problem Solving: so what is new? Saturday 11th March, 1:30 pm for 2:00pm start How to develop problem solving strategies in the classroom by developing the teachers and supporting them with PD and resources. Does lesson study have a distinct role? How can the  new Core maths level 3 award support this? What about assessment and links to handling data and experimentation. Thoughts from a serial head of maths and maths hub lead… Followed by the YBMA AGM at the same venue. Public visitor parking is available on campus at weeknds on a ‘pay on exit’ basis – details can be found at http://carparking.leeds.ac.uk/visitors/ This is a Yorkshire Branch of the Mathematical Association event (www.ybma.org.uk).  Non-members are welcome.  Please bring the sessions to the attention of your colleagues and friends.  Our meetings are very friendly and include refreshments.  Anyone who would like to be added to the YBMA email list should send their name and email address to a.slomson@leeds.ac.uk.  
7:30 pm LFoS – Ensonglopedia of Science @ Carriageworks Theatre
LFoS – Ensonglopedia of Science @ Carriageworks Theatre
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm
A song about science for every letter of the alphabet. Expect atoms, Big Bangs and cells. Expect X-rays, Y-chromosomes and plenty of zoology. Expect the unexpected. And expect it to rhyme. This is the brand new show by John Hinton, multi-award-winning writer and performer of the Scientrilogy of musical comedies about Darwin, Einstein and Curie. Peer reviewed by scientists from institutions including University of Sussex, King’s College London, Royal Observatory Edinburgh, Natural History Museum, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy and many more. “John Hinton is an absolute joy…this guy could get anyone interested in science” – Adelaide Theatre Guide. Ages 7+ www.ensonglopedia.com To book tickets, visit the Carriageworks City Centre Box office, phone 0113 376 0318 or visit www.carriageworkstheatre.org.uk To book places on this event, please contact Andy Wilson either by email or phone 0113 2065081. See all the public events running during Leeds Festival of Science here.