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STEM@Leeds Team

Educational Engagement
University of Leeds
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Events Calendar

all-day Food Science Summer School @ University of Leeds
Food Science Summer School @ University of Leeds
Jun 27 – Jun 29 all-day
The School of Food Science and Nutrition will be holding a 2 night residential summer school from 27th – 29th June 2018 for Year 12 students.  The Food Science Summer School aims to give young scientists an idea of how exciting Food Science can really be, opening their eyes to this ever changing multidisciplinary science subject which affects everyone on a daily basis. The event will give students the chance to: Investigate product design with Marks & Spencer Visit a leading food manufacturer Use analytical techniques to understand the properties of food Explore the campus and experience life at university, including staying in one of our halls of residence Find out more about careers in food Meet current students and graduates Get information and guidance on applying to university Further details of the programme will be sent to candidates upon receiving an offer of a place. For more information and to apply please visit the food sciences website.
all-day University Mathematics in Perspe... @ University of Leeds
University Mathematics in Perspe... @ University of Leeds
Jun 27 – Jun 29 all-day
This three-day residential course provides an introduction to student life and mathematics at the University of Leeds. We offer you a sneak preview of university life plus an insight into how mathematics develops at degree level. Our University lecturers will extend and enrich your existing study of mathematics at A-level (or equivalent) through a series of talks.



‘Virtual Reality Inside Our Science’ workshop for key stage 3

Limited availability for Key stage 3 virtual reality and biology workshop, in your school – “Virtual Reality Inside Our Science”

Using smartphones, dive inside the world of science, taking a look at the technology behind virtual reality, and the world it creates. Pupils will first learn about the technology in their phones and the different types of virtual reality, and then use our basic VR glasses to experience it through videos and apps. This session will focus on areas of biology, such as cell structure and the human body. Other bioscience topics are possible with advance notice, and wider areas of STEM will be available in 2018

The class will need to use their own smartphones (one per 3 pupils minimum) and ideally have access to wifi.

45-60 mins long (to fit your class schedule). We have flexible delivery days and times depending on presenter availability. The school will need to be within reach of the University for this term’s sessions.

E-mail r.bavage@leeds.ac.uk to for more info on topic options, or to request a booking