1Apr

The global population will exceed 9 billion by 2050, with 7 billion of these people inhabiting urban areas. This prospect raises some fundamental questions for us all. Is it a good idea for us to allow cities grow indefinitely? What happens when the global population puts our cities at breaking [...]

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1Apr

We’re thrilled to welcome Dr Paul Hellier to Engineering in Action on the 24th June 2019.  Paul works with major energy companies to develop new, clean burning fuels from sustainable sources. He will explain how he combines engineering, chemistry and biology to design new fuels that have a less harmful [...]

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1Apr

We are thrilled to announce that leading intellectual and feminist icon Professor Germaine Greer will join us at Sociology in Action this autumn for an unmissable talk on ‘Equality is not enough!’ Germaine Greer will be joined by four other leading sociologists, who will delve into a range of fundamental [...]

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1Apr

KS3 STEM in Action comes to London on June 28th in two half-day programmes to inspire your students and kick-start their STEM journey. The morning session is sold out, and with tickets going fast for the afternoon we would recommend securing places as soon as possible. Delve into the deep [...]

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1Apr

Professor Nessa Carey will join us at Biology in Action this autumn to reveal the science, controversies and personal struggle behind perhaps the biggest breakthrough of our time – gene editing. For the 1st time in human history, gene editing has given scientists the ability to change easily and forever [...]

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18Mar

We are delighted to welcome leading British poet Michael Symmons Roberts to English in Action: Love Through the Ages this autumn. Michael will read from and answer questions from his poetry – including ‘To John Donne’ – offering an unforgettable insight into the writing of this leading poet, librettist and [...]

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18Mar

We’re delighted to welcome Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography at the University of Oxford, to Geography in Action on 6th November 2019.  Danny invites us to see the world anew with 7 beautiful and unfamiliar world maps created by Ben Hennig.  These maps examine a wonderful range of [...]

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18Mar Rave review for GCSE Maths in Action – spring 2019

Rave review for GCSE Maths in Action – spring 2019

Read all about this spring’s GCSE Maths in Action enrichment day in Tom Clarke’s five star review.  Don’t worry if you missed out because we’re back in London, the Midlands and Manchester with more maths inspiration this autumn. “On Monday, 4th March, in the Emmanuel Centre, Westminster, The Training Partnership scheme hosted [...]

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18Mar

Find out what happens in the brain when we learn and store memories, and why we shouldn’t always trust everything we remember. Ginny Smith uses quizzes and games to explore memory and how to improve it – all based on psychology and neuroscience research. https://www.thetrainingpartnership.org.uk/study-days/subjects/psychology/

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18Mar

We are delighted to welcome back Dr Helen Pilcher to GCSE Science in Action with her incredible tale of de-extinction. Discover the cutting-edge of biology that is heralding a new era where we may be able to bring extinct species back to life, and ask if we really should be [...]

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