Category: public outreach

Superhero sunscreen?

Today Conro, Danielle and I were at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry as part of “Superhero scientists” at the Manchester science week. These public engagement events are a great way to start the conversation about science (and how cool it is) to kids. They’re tiring but a fun time for all involved. About 1000…

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Inspiring the next generation of scientists with hands-on-activities and lab tours

How would a 10-year old (year 6) school child describe their experience in a science-based workshop at the University of Liverpool? Would they be more or less interested in science and in becoming a scientist after the visit? “Inspiring, educational, awesome, factual, exhilarating, incredible, epic, fab….” “It was like science heaven!” These are some of the…

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SciArt review process

If Art was subject to peer-review…. Preparation The Review Process Any likeness to people at my institution is purely coincidental 😉 Who have I missed? Comment box below Like this? It’s part of a series of cartoons we are producing, you can sign up for alerts via the email box or see the previous cartoons…

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