Science Outreach Practicals

A new suite of nine A Level Practicals for all Practical Assessment Groups, designed to meet CPAC and specifications requirements, and six Advanced Practicals for Post 16 Learners embarking on an A Level or BTEC course. 

Delivered by our University staff here at Huddersfield, or in school or college.

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Discover Programme

Enjoy subject-specific lectures or workshops in your school or college for Year 12 / Year 1 college students, delivered by academics who teach at the University and designed to both complement the curriculum and introduce new subject areas.

To book or find out more about 2017-18 lectures and workshops please email discoverprogramme@hud.ac.uk

Discover: Lectures and workshops

The origins of life - how Chemistry became Biology

This talk explores the ways that fundamental building blocks could have formed naturally and how they came together to form life

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Careers from Chemistry

This interactive talk will describe the wealth of careers open to students of chemistry

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Drugs from natural sources and nature’s medicines

This talk will look at some well-known pharmaceutical molecules and the history of their discovery, use and abuse

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Murder,war,terror and spontaneous human combustion

In this talk, several chemical aspects of interest to forensic science will be discussed

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Phosphorus - an element of surprise

This talk discovers phosphorus, which was first isolated nearly 400 years ago from human urine

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An introduction to Forensic Anthropology

This talk describes the role of the Forensic Anthropologist in a criminal investigation

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The Scent of Death

The ‘scent of death’ is a complex mixture of chemicals that changes over time as decomposition progresses

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Gut skin brain axis

How your gut health impacts on skin conditions and brain behaviour

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Pursuing a career in forensic science

This talk demonstrates how different forensic scientists can all work on one case

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