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Schools Programme 2018 Published

21 Jun

Delighted to say that we have now published our 2018 Schools Programme. 3 days of entertaining and inspiring sessions for primary school pupils, November 6th – 8th.

Find the details on our Schools page

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Quick look back to June’s Science Café

15 Jun

We have to thank our three speakers, Dr Louise Murray, Dr Sue Bowler and Dr Mike Ries for a really interesting, educational and entertaining evening at June’s Science Café on Thursday 14th.

Here’s a little look back at the event. Clockwise from the top left, Dr Sue Bowler introducing the gravitational waves Nobel prize winners; Dr Louise Murray answering questions on Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy; Sue’s question time being managed by Marty Jopson and Dr Mike Ries about to demonstrate the remarkable properties soft body physics properties of cornflower in water (without mess!).

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Science Café, Thursday 14th June

11 Jun

Here’s the big picture. You can find more information on the Science Café page

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Thursday 14th June: the next Science Café

4 Apr

Our next event will be the Science Cafe on the evening of June 14th.

The topics will cover Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy, Gravitational Waves and Bringing Soft Matter Physics to Life. You can find more details on the Science Cafe page.

In the meantime here’s a small look back at some of  the interesting supporting materials our speakers at the March Café brought with them.

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Here’s the next Science Café: Thursday 8th March

22 Feb

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You can find more details on the Science Café page

Lively Science Fair, Molecule Winners, that’s it for 2017

17 Nov

Our 10th Science Festival came to its end on Saturday 11th November with a very lively and popular Science Fair during the day and an enjoyable “Evening With A Space Scientist”, Professor Monica Grady, to round things off in the evening.

The Science Fair was enjoyed by its highest ever number of visitors, hopefully inspiring many future scientists. We have put a few photos of the event in an album here.

On the day we announced the winners of the Molecule Trail Molymod kit prizes. Angela Halliday and Sue Stanwell were there to be presented with their kits by Marty Jopson, pictured below. The third winner was Stanley Morton who was united with his prize later.

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Sue Stanwell collects her prize from Marty Jopson

Molecule Trail prize winner Angela Halliday

Angela Halliday collects her prize from Marty Jopson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In addition to the Molecule Trail the Cairns family were winners of the Element Raffle.

We would like to thank all the presenters, exhibitors, sponsors, volunteers and most of all the visitors who made the 2107 Otley Science Festival such a great success.

And so on to 2018, which will begin with a Science Café in March

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Saturday 11th: Science Fair day

11 Nov

Today’s the day the Science Fair takes place, from 10am to 4pm, free for you to come and join in.

In the Fair you’ll find a whole load of things to interest and entertain you from:

  • Ashfield School
  • Chevin Forest School
  • Colour Experience (Society of Dyers and Colourists)
  • Galaxy Makers
  • Institution of Engineeering and Technology
  • Institute of Physics
  • Leeds Beekeepers
  • Leeds City College & Keighley College
  • Leeds City College Computer Science
  • Leeds Geological Association
  • Leeds Museums & Galleries
  • Leeds University / the PPR Foundation
  • Molecular Modelling
  • Owl Adventures
  • Prince Henry’s Grammar School
  • STAR Centre and Fab Lab (Keighley College)
  • STEMM Awards
  • Thackray Medical Museum

Come and enjoy it.

Cakes, teas, coffees and lunch are available in the café all day.