Events

Event information: Book your year 12 class to take part in a series of online interactive sessions from September 2020 – July 2021. Students will engage in three sessions (dates of your choice) exploring engineering at university delivered by lecturers, staff, and post-graduate engineers from University of Leeds.  Each 60–minute session will be online using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, a…

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Smart Plastics: Using vitrimer chemistry to produce re-processable thermosets, and re-configurable actuators The one hour lecture starts at 17:00, and there will be a small reception after the lecture, from 18:00-19:00. The mantra of modern “recycling” is the circle of Reduce-Reuse-Recycle. Recycling of plastics has become notorious: the very same properties that make plastics so…
We look forward to welcoming you to Leeds Festival of Science 2020! There are events across Leeds for you to enjoy between 6th and 25th March 2020. We are looking forward to working with schools and colleges during a festival packed with activities for Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 5 and teachers involving science,…
Students are invited to visit the Faculty of Biological Sciences at University of Leeds for an afternoon and take part in a Microbiology and Molecular Biology practical activity. Students will evaluate the effect of antibiotics on bacterial growth, and carry out gel electrophoresis for the separation of DNA or protein. This event is designed to…
For Year 12 and 13 students interested in studying Engineering at University. Are you interested in studying Engineering at University? Do you want to build your own robot and compete in the Junior Robot Fighting League? Do you want to study robotics at HE? Want to learn more about types of engineering that have an…
A talk by Andrew Jeffrey – the Mathemagician. The Rosetta Stone changed our understanding of Ancient Egypt completely. But what could it possibly have to do with maths, and specifically how children learn it? Come along and find out! During this talk, Andrew will explain his thinking behind what works, and why. He will also play…
Experience STEM as you’ve never seen it before! This hands-on day at the University of Leeds is for students with the interest and ability to pursue science at the next level. Students will be given a taste of where science is used in areas they may not have considered, and how it can help shape…
Lectures, masterclasses, workshops and more. All teachers of physics, technicians and trainees welcome. The day is designed to inspire your teaching, upgrade and develop your practical physics skills and present new ideas and suggestions to incorporate into your teaching armoury. We hope it accomplishes this by a mixture of lectures, workshops, masterclasses and the inevitable…
This will be a fun day for Year 8 and/or 9 students where they’ll learn that: Anyone can do physics. Physics is exciting, relevant & important; it goes beyond the classroom. Studying physics further broadens career possibilities. This event is free of charge to attend but lunch will not be provided. Visit the Connect Physics…
Join us to experience life as an undergraduate Engineer. Carry out practical activities in our teaching labs, explore the campus and speak to current staff and students in the School of Engineering. This event is for year 10 students studying Design & Technology and or Engineering at key stage 4. Students should be interested in…
Do you currently teach high attaining Year 10 and Year 11 students? Many students are interested in medicine but not all will become doctors. Join us for our Medicine – Not just about medics event where your students will participate in three different practical activities from subjects across STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), exploring…