Public engagement

  • Bath Taps Into Science 2018

    At 9:30 on Friday morning, a quarter hour before the doors opened, there were already a crowd of excited children queueing outside. Nervous at the prospect of being ambushed by 1500 kids, we put the finishing touches on our ocean...

  • Italian Women Inventors and Innovators Prize

    We speak to Isabella Poli, an MSCA-FIRE fellow at the CSCT who was selected as a finalist in the ITWIIN 2017 competition. She received an honourable mention for the sustainability aspect of her innovation. What is ITWIIN? How did you come across...

  • Rocky Road to 3MT UK final

    The following blog is written by final year student Kasia Smug I had the great pleasure of taking part in the 3MT UK final. What is 3MT? Well, 3MT, also known as 3 Minute Thesis, is a competition for doctoral...

  • Our 'Island of Sustainability' at Festival of Nature 2017

    On 10 and 11 June, our first year students took their ‘Island of Sustainability’ exhibition to the Festival of Nature 2017, where they ran activities to answer questions such as: “Can fruit waste make plastic?” and “How do you clean water?” Watch this...

  • Explaining my PhD to a six-year-old

    The Festival of Nature will be hosting the Bristol Free Fun Family Weekend at Bristol Harbourside on the 10 and 11 June. A group of 19 PhD students from the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, University of Bath have been...

  • Our sustainable island at 'Bath Taps Into Science' Festival

    'Bath Taps into Science' is a free, educational outreach event, organised by the University of Bath, in attempt to make science accessible to all. This year, the MRes cohort created a series of fun and hands-on activities showcasing the research being...

  • A “Supercharged” Family Fun Day at the Royal Institution

    One of the longest running and anticipated events over the holidays is the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures. Last Christmas, it was the turn of University of Bath’s very own Professor Saiful Islam to step up and broadcast his scientific know-how on...

  • A Chemical Chorus

    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometers (aka. Hidden Force Looking Machines) use very large magnets to help study the structure of chemical molecules. When molecules are inside a magnetic field, they behave in a similar way to tiny bells which can...

  • A Dissection of “Mending a Broken Heart – Relationship Advice Not Included”

    This post was contributed by Marcus Johns. A few weeks ago a certain Jon Chouler approached me to say that he thought I would be perfect for his Science Stand Up event. I’ll admit, I was a little apprehensive about...

  • Humans of Cheltenham Science Festival

    Public Engagement is a vital part of the CSCT, and every year our first years go to one of the UKs leading Science festivals, Cheltenham Science Festival. This year, Cohort ’15 went with the theme of “The Energy Factory”, which...