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Date & time

Thu, 27 Feb 2020
10:45 - 15:45

Venue

Emmanuel Centre, London
9 - 23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW

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About this day

Join us for the ultimate science enrichment day for KS4 students in spring 2020! Five interactive and highly engaging sessions will inspire and challenge your students. There will be demonstrations and audience participation, and students will discover the wonder of science in our specially designed programme, delivered by the leading lights in the field. A session on examination success will equip students with the tools to succeed, and each student will receive our incredibly useful revision guide to take home. This is Science in Action!

Programme & speakers

Does your phone cost the Earth? Marty Jopson, Science presenter

Join Marty for a brand new interactive session looking inside the mobile phone. With demos galore, discover the optics and elements that go into our favourite accessory and find out if your device really is costing the Earth.

Marty Jopson

About Marty Jopson

Marty has a PhD in plant biology, is a science TV presenter, live show performer, writer, strange prop builder and all round Science Bloke.

Operating Theatre Live! Samuel Piri, Operating Theatre Live!

“Scalpel, incision, more suction please”… Step inside a real operating theatre, touch, see and feel real anatomy and experience life as a surgeon in this unmissable experience!

Samuel Piri

About Samuel Piri

Sam tours the UK working with schools delivering human anatomy/biology enrichment events tied to the national curriculum.

Bring back the king - the science of de-extinction Helen Pilcher, Author and science communicator

Join Helen as she explains how advances in genetics have made de-extinction a reality; and how the re-appearance of woolly mammoths, baby-burping frogs and other animals will soon put an end to the dogma that extinction is forever.

Helen Pilcher

About Helen Pilcher

Dr Helen Pilcher is a tea-drinking, biscuit-nibbling science and comedy writer and author of ‘Bring Back the King: the Science of De-extinction’.

The future of energy Hayley Loren, Marine Engineer

Energy fuels every aspect of our lives from travel, watching Netflix or simply buying a loaf of bread. Hayley asks if new energy technologies can keep up, and if we can really go 100% green.

Hayley Loren

About Hayley Loren

Hayley is a Marine Engineer working on one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world.  This year she was awarded one the Telegraph’s Top 50 Women in Engineering.

Periodic success Jamie Gallagher, University of Glasgow

Hidden in the periodic table live tales of romance, murder, greed and wonder. Which element will make you reek of garlic? Why do we love gold? And what is the disgusting secret of antimony? Join material scientist Dr Jamie Gallagheron an interactive and explosive tour of the elemental housing block.

Jamie Gallagher

About Jamie Gallagher

Dr Jamie Gallagher is a scientist and science communicator. He was recognised as one of the UK’s “100 Leading Practising Scientists” by the Science Council.