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Inspiring young people

Annela demonstrating the use of optical tweezers using a hairdryer.

Nanoscience for all

14 March 2014

Approachable and friendly role models like Dr Annela Seddon are important in dispelling stereotypes about physicists and making science accessible to everyone.

Brain box challenge

Exploring the brain

14 August 2013

The outreach team from the School of Experimental Psychology engage primary school pupils through the Brain Box Challenge.

A researcher demonstrates a science activity to school students

Hands on science

24 April 2013

Gaining experience of public engagement through a British Science Festival scheme

Ed Drewitt

All in a day's work

15 November 2010

Ed Drewitt, Learning Officer for the Bristol Dinosaur Project, inspires the geologists of the future with a thirst for knowledge.

Alexander Bird

Philosophical podcasts

18 October 2010

Podcasting philosophical debates connects new audiences.


Make some NOISE about science

6 September 2010

From science busking at festivals to inspiring friends over coffee, Owen Rackham is passionate about engaging the public with science.

Pile of sandwiches

Primary schools in Bristol get help from student volunteers

16 December 2009

A quarter of all primary schools in the city benefit from student volunteers helping in their classrooms.

Chris Neal's face

Excited about science

10 December 2009

From scouts to schools, Chris Neal gets the public excited about science.

Pupil at the workshop

Formative choices

8 December 2009

Undergraduates talking to young people can make applying for a university place a more welcome idea.

Nina Snaith

Maths made easier

1 December 2009

Undergraduates develop valuable teaching and communication skills in local schools.