The annual Science and Technology Taster Day, taking place on Friday 30th June 2017, welcomes year twelve pupils on to campus to take part in a variety of different lectures and practical workshops, giving them a glimpse of life at a top UK University.
Below are the types of sessions that students signed up to at a previous Taster Day:
- Geography – food localism and the edible campus initiative
- Computing and Communications - build and program your own Persistence of Vision Display
- Mathematics and Statistics - the mathematics of code-breaking
- Physics - quantum physics
- Engineering - is your cuppa still hot or not?
- Psychology - the science of psychology
- Environmental Science - bringing volcanoes into the laboratory
- Chemistry - identification of unknown chemicals
- Biological Sciences - DNA taster session – a modern “Whodunit?”
- Biological Sciences - plant biology and climate change
- Student Life Finance – what is it like to be a student at Lancaster?
- “I enjoyed the psychology sensory activities role-playing from the perspective of a toddler which gave me a greater appreciation and understanding of how fun the exploration of psychology can be”
- “I found the day gave me lots of scope to help confirm the right subject/course at HE”
- “The practical work was insightful and fun”
- “It was great being able to see and use the facilities”
- “The opportunity to explore the subjects”
- “I got a good feel for life at Lancaster”
If you would like to be a part of this fantastic event then please contact Mica Budd - or call 01524 594011 - to register your interest. On registering you will receive further information on upcoming sessions and timings. We receive registrations as school groups and also as individual students.