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University of Leeds
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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.

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Events Calendar

Dec
11
Mon
11:00 am RSC Lecture for Schools: Buildin... @ Lecture Theatre A, School of Chemistry, University of Leeds
RSC Lecture for Schools: Buildin... @ Lecture Theatre A, School of Chemistry, University of Leeds
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Building Nature’s Robots Prof Mark Lorch Proteins are the chemical micro-machines that control all living organisms. They are the gatekeepers, messengers, factories and defence systems within us all. We will take a look at the amazing and still mysterious processes that proteins use to build themselves and what happens when proteins go rogue. The lecture is suitable for students in Y9-11. For more information and to book places, please email l.crabtree@leeds.ac.uk
1:30 pm RSC Lecture for Schools: Buildin... @ Lecture Theatre A, School of Chemistry, University of Leeds
RSC Lecture for Schools: Buildin... @ Lecture Theatre A, School of Chemistry, University of Leeds
Dec 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Building Nature’s Robots Prof Mark Lorch Proteins are the chemical micro-machines that control all living organisms. They are the gatekeepers, messengers, factories and defence systems within us all. We will take a look at the amazing and still mysterious processes that proteins use to build themselves and what happens when proteins go rogue. The lecture is suitable for students in Y9-11. For more information and to book places, please email l.crabtree@leeds.ac.uk
Dec
12
Tue
9:45 am Medicine – Not Just About Medics @ University of Leeds
Medicine – Not Just About Medics @ University of Leeds
Dec 12 @ 9:45 am – 3:15 pm
Suitable for high ability years 10 and 11 Up to 10 pupils per school Many students are interested in medicine but not all will become doctors. We aim to show a few of the alternative pathways for talented STEM pupils in this day of hands-on workshops. We have a limited number of places for students who would like to find out more about where their passion for STEM subjects could take them. Students will take part in practical activities in areas such as medical physics, biomedical sciences, nutrition and medicinal chemistry. Please see our webpage for more information and details of how to book.
Dec
13
Wed
9:45 am Physics Taster Day @ University of Leeds
Physics Taster Day @ University of Leeds
Dec 13 @ 9:45 am – 2:00 pm
Have you ever wondered what studying physics at university is like? Join us as an undergraduate student for the day! You’ll attend a lecture, solve challenging problems during a workshop and complete an undergraduate-level lab session in the afternoon! This is a great opportunity for Year 12 students studying both Maths and Physics to experience university life and see what it’s like to study in higher education. Students must have permission from their teachers to attend the event. You must apply for a place on the Taster Day at www.stem.leeds.ac.uk/physics/tasterday. Deadline to apply will be Friday 3 November 2017.

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