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Date & time

Mon, 2 Dec 2024
10:45 - 15:45

Venue

Emmanuel Centre, London
9 - 23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW

Ticket price

£25.50 + VAT @20%* *Plus one complimentary staff ticket per ten students

About this day

For A-level, IB, BTEC Level 3 and T Level chemistry students

Join us for an amazing day of exhilarating chemistry which will take students from key concepts learnt in the classroom to the latest advancements in chemical research! Through five engaging sessions students will meet experienced scientists from academia and industry and be inspired to become the scientists of the future.

Each day also includes a special session on examination success that will ensure students are equipped with the tools they need to excel. There will be plenty of interactivity throughout the day, with polls, quizzes and (of course) your chance to question the scientists – join us at Chemistry in Action this autumn!

Host: Greg Foot (Science Journalist, Presenter and Podcaster)
Exam Session: Peter Hoare (Newcastle University)

More speakers for this exciting event will be announced soon!

 

“The excellent scientists and communicators were an eye opener to the immense applications and possibilities in science.”

— Northwood College for Girls, Spring 2024 —

Programme & speakers

Strange Ice Andrea Sella, Chemist and broadcaster, University College London

From the freezer  to a refreshing drink, ice is everywhere. But how well do you really know it? Andrea Sella will demonstrate how ice is a material so strange that it breaks almost every rule in our textbooks. Discover its unusual properties, compare it with other ices, and uncover what ice may be telling us about the certainty of our futures…

Andrea Sella

About Professor Andrea Sella

Andrea is a synthetic chemist and broadcaster who is interested in the structure and bonding in the rare earths. He has been involved in numerous radio and television projects.

How Chemistry can Save You after an Apocalypse...! Lewis Dartnell, University of Westminster

Imagine you wake up tomorrow and the world as we know it has collapsed… How could you use your knowledge to survive in the post-apocalyptic wasteland? What simple chemistry would be most crucial for helping you reboot civilisation from scratch?

Lewis Dartnell

About Professor Lewis Dartnell

Lewis is the author of ‘THE KNOWLEDGE: How To Rebuild Our World After An Apocalypse’. He appears regularly on the BBC, National Geographic and Discovery channels.

Pathways to Chemistry: a Panel Discussion Greg Foot, Science Presenter and Communicator

Science journalist Greg Foot will engage in captivating conversations with three chemistry professionals in this inspiring, career-focussed panel session. These scientists are at the start of their careers and keen to share their passion for science and excitement for the future with your students.

Greg Foot

About Greg Foot

Greg is a Science Journalist who has been writing, hosting & producing science content for 15+ years across TV, Radio, YouTube, Podcast, & Stage. He currently writes & hosts his popular BBC 4 show and podcast Sliced Bread and is a regular on BBC Morning live.