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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Quantum Physics in the Macro World Professor Vlatko Vedral (Oxford University) Quantum mechanics is commonly said to be a theory of microscopic things: molecules, atoms, subatomic particles. Most physicists, though, think it applies to everything, no matter what the size. The reason its distinctive features tend to be hidden is not a simple matter of…
Are you currently in Year 12 with an interest in studying Biological Sciences at the next level? Join us for our taster day where you will experience life as an undergraduate. You will carry out practical experiments in our teaching labs, discover new subjects, explore the campus and speak to current staff and students in…
Join the School of Physics and Astronomy for this years Bolton Lecture in Astrophysics. This years lecture focuses on the discovery of 4000 exoplanets in the last 20 years and asks the question; ‘The Earth is special to us – it’s our home – but is it really special as a planet?’ Further information: The…
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…
This is a great opportunity for students studying both Maths and Physics at A-level to experience university life and see what it’s like to study in higher education. Students must have permission from their teachers to attend the event. This event is free of charge to attend and lunch is provided. Bookings are now open…
The Rise and Rise of Data Science Dr Tamara Clelford (Swamphen Enterprises) Discover more about the ever-rising field of data science.  In this talk, Dr Clelford will discuss the beginnings of data science in physics and astrophysics and show examples from her varied career. She will look at some famous uses of data science and…
Are you in year 12 or 13 with an interest in studying chemistry or chemical engineering at the next level? Join us for a taster day where you will experience life as an undergraduate student. Carry out practical experiments in our teaching labs, discover new subjects, explore the campus and speak to current staff and…
Come and enjoy the full University of Leeds experience, with two days to explore the campus, attend lectures, take part in a research project and live in University halls. As well as lectures, students will be involved in a project of their preference, getting to experience what researching is really like from start to finish,…
The objective of the project is to present a research poster at a conference-style event at the end of the Work Experience Week.  Working with a partner, you will create a conference poster around one of the School’s five areas of research. You will be guided by a post-graduate student who will help you to create…
The  event aims to give young scientists a comprehensive introduction to this multidisciplinary science subject, whilst offering the chance to experience life as an undergraduate student at the University of Leeds. The food industry is one of the largest employers in the world, and offers excellent career opportunities to food science graduates. Scientists are constantly…