Faculty of Science

Our outreach activities

Schools within the Faculty of Science carry out a range of outreach activities with local schools and the community. 

School outreach

Staff and students from across the faculty support activities run by the central Schools and Colleges Outreach Team.

Activities include:

  • Primary – Learner leader programmes
  • Primary – Discovery days
  • Secondary - Year 10 taster events with Ambition Nottingham
  • Taster lectures Year 12 summer schools

In addition, the Faculty runs work experience, talks and workshops and can help coordinate visits to our research spaces. 

Please contact Helena French at scienceoutreach@nottingham.ac.uk to explore current opportunities. 

Public engagement

You may meet our staff and students at as part of a number of public events and activities often run with the Institute of Policy and Engagement.

These include:

  • Festival of Science and Curiosity
  • Science in the Park
  • Pint of Science talks
  • Science public lecture series
  • On radio and TV
  • Science public lecture series

If you are interested in staff from the faculty supporting your public engagement event. Please contact:


Unfortunately we are unable to fulfil every request


The Faculty of Science carries out a range of outreach activities with local schools and the community.


In addition to these programmes and events each academic schools has there own opportunities to get involved in. 

More information about our upcoming events can be found in the calendar below.

School specific outreach

Plant scientists examine crops on Sutton Bonington campus

School of Biosciences

A chemistry student performs experiments in a lab

School of Chemistry

Students code in a computer science seminar

School of Computer Science

A student delivers a talk in a maths seminar

School of Mathematical Sciences

A pharmacy student conducts research

School of Pharmacy

A physics student examines a molecular beam

School of Physics and Astronomy

A psychology student wears an EEG cap

School of Psychology


Contact us

For more information, please contact us at scienceoutreach@nottingham.ac.uk





Faculty of Science

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