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Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Schools, colleges and the public

In line with our aim of inspiring the next generation of scientists, the Department of Physics and Astronomy offers a range of educational activities for schools, colleges and the general public.

Primary and secondary school students can take part in a variety of fun, engaging activities, while our students and academic staff can deliver informative, entertaining talks to A-level students. Sixth form students also have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience at either the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics or the Nuffield Foundation.

We also offer a wide range of public engagement engagement activities for all the family, including at our Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre and through popular events such as Bluedot Festival and ScienceX.

Explore how you can connect with us.