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British Science Festival 2013 – Day 3

Today began with a fascinating lecture entitled ‘Making Waves: Energy and Society’ which discussed a huge range of issues related to our use of energy. The focus was very much on the ‘Energy Trilemma’ – reducing greenhouse gas emissions, using resources efficiently and making energy accessible to all.¬†Interesting examples mentioned Read more…

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British Science Festival 2013 – Day 2

I’ve had a pretty incredible day today at the British Science Festival 2013 in Newcastle! The first talk I attended was called ‘The Randomness Show’ which was all about the incredible way maths can show us order and logic in what appears to be random, unpredictable events. However, it was Read more…

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British Science Festival 2013 – Day 1

Having spent 12 hours on a bus, I was pretty exhausted before the festival had even begun! My first day began with volunteering on the British Science Association stand – trying to engage younger science enthusiasts with fun science games and tricks, such as the levitating static electricity wand, air-bazooka-ing Read more…

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European Space Camp 2013

I was one of 24 students from across the world selected to attend the week-long European Space Camp 2013 at the Andoya Rocket Range in Norway, and one of just 2 who were awarded full scholarships from the European Space Agency. It was an absolutely fantastic week, during which we Read more…

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Cambridge Physiology Masterclass

I attended a Physiology masterclass at Cambridge in year 12, and really enjoyed it. We attended a couple of lectures, which explored topics such as nerve signal transmission beyond the A level syllabus, and it was great to have the opportunity to get some advice on applying to Cambridge. The Read more…

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University of London Taster Day

I attended a taster day on Medical Engineering at QMUL in 2012. It was very interesting and useful – we first had a lecture on what Medical Engineers do and the structure of the course at QMUL, followed by several workshops, including one on redesigning mobility aids and another more Read more…