Outreach Activities


We are actively engaged in a wide range of widening participation-related activities. Below is a list of selected activities fostering the public engagement of science, such as talks to the public, the UK Government, providing opportunities for work experiences for school kids, running workshops at Science museums, etc.

Learn about carbon nanotubes using our video resources:

03/2011 The Carbon Revolution, talk and hands on workshop, 9-16 year old, Institute of Physics, London 02.03.2011
02/2011 The Carbon Revolution, hands on workshop, general public, Oxford Science Festival, Oxford, 26.02.2011
06/2010 Talk about DIVERSITY at EPWS General Assembly and Conference 2010, Women in Present and Future European Research, Royal Belgian Museum of Natural Sciences, Rue Vautier 29, B-1000 Brussels, Brussels, 10-11 June 2010
01/2009 Producer of the DIVERSITY film In January 2009 a new EU project looking at ways of improving gender diversity in materials science was started. In particular the project is looking at ways of strengthening and encouraging the number of women material scientists in decision making management positions. (Film can be seen here: http://www.vega.org.uk/video/programme/234)
12/2008 Christmas Lecture & Nanotechnology Workshop for 200 School children Held in memory of the former head of Chemistry at The Manchester Metropolitan University and Chair of the local Royal Society of Chemistry Section Committee, Professor John Leach.