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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.

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As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.

Academics at the University of Leeds lead pioneering research that addresses major global challenges, in areas such as energy, water and climate change, human health and wellbeing. The University works in interdisciplinary teams to find innovative solutions to global problems such as poverty, hunger and crime. It strengthens communities through its outreach and public engagement.

The diverse range of FutureLearn courses developed by the University of Leeds will allow the exploration of new and different ways to provide online education. The University wants to reach a global audience, meeting the growing worldwide demand for access to higher education, so that the outstanding knowledge it creates can benefit a wider community.

 

 

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Faculty of Biosciences

Discover the human abdomen and how it works.

Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences

Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your           first steps towards becoming a science writer.

Understand what innovation means and consider the history           and developments of innovations that are important in our               daily lives.

What role does chemistry play in healthcare and our ability to           diagnose and treat patients?

With chemistry providing us an endless amount of                             possibilities, what would you choose to develop?

What can we learn about Earth, and other planets in and                   beyond our solar system, by studying their atmospheres?

Faculty of Environment

How do we ensure that the difficult decisions about the                      management of natural resources are just and fair for all?

Differences in values can create conflict. How can we learn to            manage our natural resources with integrity?

How does language help us develop our relationship with                   nature and determine the rights of access and ownership?

Complexity in nature arises from a myriad of simple                         interactions. How can this lead to an unpredictable                             dynamism?

War and conflict can severely disrupt the governance of the               environment. What is the impact on both people and the                   environment?

General Science Courses

What science discoveries will you choose to write about?

Can chemistry help to feed a growing population, or                           overcome increasing bacterial resistance?