Upcoming Events

Unravelling the best-kept secret in Physics A free workshop for science teachers during the British Science Week 2023 Geophysics is the application of physics to the Earth, and is shortlisted by the UK government as being a profession in high demand . Data collected both from the Earth’s surface and from space and the application…
22-28 June 2023: Campus Activities Free events in the School of Earth and Environment for A-level Geology students and their teachers. Planned activities include: Mineralogy 101 in our dedicated geology teaching space with hands in access to our world-class teaching collection and petrographic microscope resources. A tour of our Virtual World digital mapping tool and…

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Visit our exhibition to see a variety of comics and animations that break the barriers between science and art to communicate an array of topical scientific subjects. Drop in to workshops with comic artists from Newcastle Science Comic to try your hand at drawing your own science comic. Join our talk from the editor in…
Join us in Trinity Kitchen to get your hands on a FREE copy of the brand new Engineering Colouring Book, and help us as we try to colour in what may be the WORLD’S LARGEST colouring page! Meet the artists and our engineers, and find out more about engineering – what it is, how it…
Suitable for adults only.  A concept that originated in a North London pub, Bright Club aimed to discover what would happen if comedians, musicians, writers and academics came together to create an evening of live entertainment. These people were not necessarily professional comedians, and had not even necessarily performed before – in fact, they were…
A fun packed day of practical science activities that will show how we can use water as a source of power. The event itself is free but usual admissions charges apply. Please contact us on 0113 378 2983 or email thwaite.mills@leeds.gov.uk for more details. See all our public events running during Leeds Festival of Science here….
The annual Leeds Festival of Science – now in its 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…
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.
How Mathematics is Taught in China Kathryn Greenhalgh – Maths Lead, Yorkshire and the Humber Maths Hubs Date: Wednesday 3rd February Time: 7pm for a 7:30pm start. 35 MathsHubs have been funded by the DfE across the country. They are all led by practising teacher leaders of maths. The aim is to improve how maths…
Public Lecture by the Institute of Physics. Nature’s Light Show: Planetary Aurora Dr Sarah Badman, Lancaster University Date: Wednesday 20th January 2016 Time: Tea, coffee and biscuits served from 6:30pm, for a  7pm start. The northern lights are an intriguing phenomenon sometimes visible in the night sky. Also known as the aurorae, these displays are…
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.