Science

Science “Fantastically well organised, and we all felt very welcome, students really felt comfortable” – Teacher who attended a Year 12 Science Taster Day
 Exploring Science - Which degree is right for me?
Date Wednesday 21 June 2017
Year Group Year 12/Year 13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size Flexible
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description Join us for our annual Exploring Science Day, full of science workshops and talks at our Kedleston Road site. Your students will have the opportunity to choose from a range of subject-specific workshops, and listen to talks on university life, student finance and student living.
Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk or book here
 Year 10 Science Taster Day
Date Tuesday 4 July 2017
Year Group Year 10 students
Maximum group size Flexible
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description You and your students are invited to join us for our annual Year 10 Science Day. Your students will have the opportunity to take part in subject specific workshops and activities, as well as taking a look at our facilities and speaking to our current undergraduate students.
Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk or book here
 Biology, Zoology, Human Biology and Biomedical Health - Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 12/Year 13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 30 students
Length of session 1-2 hours or part of a full day visit to the University
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road or in your school or college
Description

We offer a variety of academic workshops to support your students' learning. Please see the list below for titles of these workshops:

  • Physiological measurements: Examining human bones and life-size organs
  • Bacteria: friend or foe?
  • Enzymes, kinetics and diagnostic use: an introduction to spectrophotometry
  • The secrets in your genes
  • The science of Jurassic Park
  • Apocalypse Now (or maybe tomorrow)
  • Into the deep: Exploring the deep, dark sea

If you would like any more information on the above workshops, please contact us

Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 
 Forensic Science - Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 10 - Year 13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size Flexible
Length of session 1-2 hours or part of a full day visit to the University
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road or in your school or college
Description

We offer a variety of academic workshops to support your students' learning. Please see the list below for titles of these workshops:

  • CSI Derby
  • Acid bath murders
  • Forensics@Derby: Can you assist the CSI team in processing the scene of the crime for evidence?

If you would like any more information on the above workshops, please contact us

Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 
 Geography and Geology - Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 10 - Year 13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size Flexible
Length of session 1-2 hours or part of a full day visit to the University
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road or in your school or college
Description

We offer a variety of academic workshops to support your students' learning. Please see the list below for titles of these workshops:

  • Understanding the Earth's ice
  • Satellite remote sensing - Interpreting the Earth using satellite imagery
  • The structure of the Earth and plate tectonics
  • Oil and gas

If you would like any more information on the above workshops, please contact us

Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 

Contact us

E: outreach@derby.ac.uk

T: 01332 591088