Public engagement

  • Bath Taps Into Science 2013: Day 1

    This short post comes from first-year DTC student Georgina Gregory. Good day at Bath taps! Kids were non-stop doing bouncy ball — made lots of mess but they really seemed to enjoy it. They seemed to like the dry ice...

  • Bath Taps Into Science 2013: Preview

    Bath Taps Into Science is an annual Science Fair held in Bath. This year, the CSCT stalls will have the theme “Energy”. This year’s Bath Taps into Science Fair dates: 10:30 - 15:00, Friday 8th March 2013 - Founders Hall,...

  • DTC students present at Bristol Science Café

    This post comes from a group of our students who recently went to Bristol to explain some of their work to a mixed audience. The Tobacco Factory in the heart of Bristol was the location of two recent talks on...

  • London Sustainability Jam 2012

    DTC MRes student Marcus Johns brings us this report on the recent Global Sustainability Jam. 48 hours to create a brand-new real-world idea with a group of people you’ve never met before, could it happen? Being intrigued, I decided to...

  • Bath Taps Into Science 2012

    Students in the CSCT have been promoting their research as well as environmental awareness at the annual "Bath Taps Into Science" event. Following some general advice ("don't say 'Doctor'!"), the first-year DTC students planned and built their rigs around a...

  • Cheltenham Science Festival 2011

    The greatly anticipated 10th Cheltenham Science Festival took place this week, with some great names in science drawing crowds from all over the country. Not to miss such a great opportunity, the CSCT team were there as part of the...

  • Cheltenham Science Festival 2011: science recipes

    Here are the recipes for our demonstrations at the Cheltenham Science Festival this coming weekend. These can be tried at home, but make sure you're always supervised by an adult… and remember, making bouncy balls can get messy! Recipe for...

  • Bath Taps Into Science

    Bath’s annual science fair ‘Bath Taps Into Science’ was held this weekend on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 March. A concerted effort between all areas of engineering, maths and the sciences sought to engage the next generation of teachers, researchers and possible world leaders.

    The 2010 cohort of the Doctoral Training Centre were in the thick of it: under their ‘Fuel for Thought’ banner they showcased some of the Centre’s very own solar cells, renewable plastics and some almost explosive biocatalytic reactions.