Faculty of Science

Faculty of Science Outreach and Public Engagement

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

The Faculty of Science Outreach

The Faculty Outreach and Widening Participation Officers work across the faculty to support staff and students to engage in outreach and to run faculty wide outreach projects. These projects inlcude:

  • Work experience programme for Y10 students in local schools
  • Levelling Up STEM: A level tutor and mentoring in physics and chemistry. 

In addition they are happy to come into school and support careers fairs, deliver science careers talks and from spring 2024 will be providing a KS3 STEM workshop. 

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



School outreach

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

Activities include:

  • Primary – Learning Leaders programme
  • Primary – Discovery Days
  • Secondary - Year 10 taster events with Ambition Nottingham
  • Taster lectures Year 12 summer schools
  • Residential summer schools

In addition, the faculty and academic schools run subject specfic outreach activities and can accommodate some requests for work experience, talks and visits. 

Public engagement

You may meet our staff and students 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

School specific outreach

In addition to these programmes and events find out more about outreach from academic schools within the faculty of science. 

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



Faculty of Science

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