Public engagement

  • Microbial Fuel Cells Show Off Their Stuff

    It's a wintry Thursday evening (January 22nd to be exact) and upon the river, at the esteemed Grain Barge in Bristol, the extroverts and comics of the science world conglomerate for SCIENCE SHOWOFF: an evening of chaotic science open mic....

  • The Summer Science Exhibition at the Royal Society

    On 5 and 6 July 2014, five of our second-year students (Stephen Bradley, George Gregory, Paul McKeown, Marcus Johns and Jon Wagner) were joined by third-year student Emily Hayward to present an exhibit at the Summer Science Exhibition at the...

  • Improving our Build-a-Battery exhibit with Bath Spa University

    This post was contributed by 3rd-year DTC student Heather Parker. As part of our ongoing collaboration with Bath Spa University, a group of students from the CSCT have been working with final year Graphic Communication students David Gordon and Carl...

  • Summer Showcase 2014: Day 2

    This post about the second day of our annual Summer Showcase was contributed by first year student Tristan Smith. Day 2 was a packed day, and it truly did show the full breadth of activities that the DTC covers through all...

  • Cheltenham Science Festival 2014: Renewable Revolution!

    On Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June 2014, cohort '13 took their "Renewable Revolution!" stall to the Family Fun Area at Cheltenham Science Festival. They were aiming to inform about potential future fuels and feedstocks not reliant of fossil fuels. This post about their...

  • Primary School Science Day in Trowbridge

    On Friday 20 June 2014, four second-year students (Robert Chapman, Sarah Kirk, Mako Ng and Joe Thompson) took part in a Science Day at St John's Catholic Primary School in Trowbridge. This post was contributed by 2nd-year research students Joe...

  • Bath Taps into Science 2014

    On Friday 21 and Sunday 23 April 2014, Cohort 5 took part in the annual Bath Taps into Science Festival. The Friday event took place at the Founders Hall at the University of Bath and was aimed at groups of...

  • 'Bristopia' After-hours event at At-Bristol

    On the evening of Friday 21 June 2013, eight second-year students took part in ‘Bristopia’, an after-hours, adults only event at the At-Bristol science centre. This post was contributed by 2nd-year research students David Miles and Heather Parker. Over the...

  • My "I'm a Scientist" experience

    From Monday 17 to Friday 28 June 2013, DTC PhD student Rhod Jenkins took part in "I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here!", a competition which pits researchers against each other to answer science questions from British schoolchildren. He...

  • Cheltenham Science Festival 2013

    This is the fourth year the CSCT joined the family fun day at the Cheltenham Science Festival, although for most first year DTC students it is their first time going to this festival. All of us were excited! Here is...