Hands on science (in-person)
Dive into the world of experiential learning with our immersive course, 'Hands-On Science.' This programme is designed to equip you with the practical skills and insights needed to effectively communicate your research through engaging desktop activities.
Uncover the art of facilitating interactive science demonstrations that captivate and educate. Learn the pivotal elements of event design and planning specifically tailored for public engagement activities.
By the end of this course, you’ll not only have a repertoire of engaging activities at your disposal, but you’ll also possess the skills to thoughtfully design, execute, and adapt events that leave lasting impressions.
Attending this session will give you the opportunity to:
 Use desktop activities to communicate their research.
 Explore interactive formats and approaches to engage audiences.
 Understand how to tailor an activity to different age groups and settings.
 Learn how to facilitate interactive science demonstrations.
 Learn the key elements of event design and planning for public engagement activities.
Date: 23 May 2024, 13:00 (Thursday, 5th week, Trinity 2024)
Venue: Venue to be announced
Speakers: Speaker to be announced
Organising department: Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)
Organiser: Dr Catherine Seed (University of Oxford)
Organiser contact email address: training@mpls.ox.ac.uk
Host: MPLS Researcher Training & Development (University of Oxford)
Booking required?: Required
Booking url: https://www.mpls.ox.ac.uk/training/courses/hands-on-science2
Cost: Free
Audience: Members of the University only
Editors: Sophie Campbell, Karen Brayshaw