University of Sheffield

  1. Organisation University of Sheffield
  2. Department Physics & Astronomy
  3. Summary We offer a wide range of activities on many physics and astronomy topics to many different audiences. Please contact us with your needs and we will see what we can do. Our major activities are: Primary school science, especially school visits with talks and demonstrations. Talks/demonstrations for GCSE and A-level both in departmental visits (with tours), or schools visits. Particular areas we specialise in are astronomy, astrobiology, cosmology and dark matter, particle physics (esp. CERN), nanotechnology, biophysics, low-temperature physics (including liquid nitrogen demonstrations - always fun), electronics practicals. Plus general talks for broad, non-specialist audiences.
  4. Formats offered Assembly Careers Event Debate Department Visit Discussion Interactive Demo Lecture Lecture Open Day Visit Role Model Talk Workshop
  5. Topics offered Astronomy Biological Physics Cosmology Electricity Electronics Energy Forces and motion Gravity Light Low Temperature Physics Magnetic Resonance Magnetism Materials Medical Physics Nanotechnology Nuclear Physics Optics Particle Physics Quantum Mechanics Radioactivity Sound Waves
  6. Age Groups
    supported
    4-6 7-11 11-14 14-16 16-19 Adult All Family Pre-school
  7. Address Hicks Building Hounsfield Road
    Sheffield, S3 7RH
  8. Contact Email s.goodwin@sheffield.ac.uk
  9. Contact Phone 01142223585
  10. Outreach Officer Simon Goodwin
  11. Notes on Costs Free, but travel expenses are appreciated and might be required if outside of our immediate area (South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire).