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STEM@Leeds Team

Educational Engagement
University of Leeds
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T: 0113 343 7495

Events Calendar

2:00 pm Analysis and Spectroscopy workshop @ University of Leeds
Analysis and Spectroscopy workshop @ University of Leeds
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this workshop, Y12 chemistry A level students work in groups to identify a common painkiller using melting point, thin layer chromatography and infrared (IR) spectroscopy. This is followed by a detailed analysis of the IR and NMR spectra. Other techniques may be covered on request.   This workshop is now fully booked.
9:45 am Medicine – Not just about medics @ University of Leeds
Medicine – Not just about medics @ University of Leeds
Dec 14 @ 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 biomedical engineering, medical physics, biomedical sciences, nutrition and medicinal chemistry. Please see our webpage for more information and details of how to book.
all-day Royal Society of Chemistry lectu... @ University of Leeds
Royal Society of Chemistry lectu... @ University of Leeds
Dec 15 all-day
Year group: Y9 – Y11 Dates: 15th December 2015 Time(s): 11-12 or 1.30-2.30pm Our annual lecture for schools is sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry and aims to offer an entertaining look at an area of chemistry. This year’s event, titled Kitchen Chemistry, will be delivered by Dr Stephen Ashworth from the University of East Anglia and will be an exploration of chemistry that we can do in our own homes. To request places please e-mail Louise on l.crabtree@leeds.ac.uk stating the following: School name Teacher contact Number of places required Year group(s) Which session (am or pm)



What did you come to STEM@Leeds to find?

Leeds Festival of Science

of Science

5th – 23rd March 2016

Come celebrate British Science Week with us

The annual Leeds Festival of Science – now in it’s 11th 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.

We hope you can join us in 2016!

The 2016 schools programme is now available. The public programme will be released in January 2016 – please check back for details! In the meantime take a look at the last year’s public programme to get a flavour of the kind of events you can expect in 2016