Liverpool John Moores University

  1. Organisation Liverpool John Moores University
  2. Department Astrophysics
  3. Summary The Astrophysics Research Institute at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is one of the world's leading authorities in Astronomy and Astrophysics. The work of the ARI encompasses a comprehensive programme of observational and theoretical research, telescope operation and instrument development, academic learning and outreach activities. As part of our outreach agenda we can offer the following talks/lectures and workshops to schools: Introduction to Astronomy (KS4-5), The Life-cycle of Stars (KS4-5), The Solar System (KS2-3), Careers with Astronomy/Astrophysics (KS4-5), Cosmology(KS4-5), Mars Exploration (KS2-3) - and research talks on request. We also offer free online resources through the National Schools Observatory (www.schoolsobservatory.org.uk) and subsidised Teacher CPD courses (www.schoolsobservatory.org.uk/teach/training). We may be able to offer bespoke talks/workshops on request - please get in touch to find out!
  4. Formats offered Careers Event Discussion Interactive Demo Lecture Lecture Role Model Talk Workshop
  5. Topics offered Astronomy Cosmology Light Space & Atmospheric Physics
  6. Age Groups
    supported
    7-11 11-14 14-16 16-19 Adult Family
  7. Address Astrophysics, LJMU, Liverpool Science Park, IC2, 146 Brownlow Hill,
    Liverpool,, L3 5RF
  8. Contact Email admin@astro.livjm.ac.uk
  9. Contact Phone 0151 231 2919
  10. Outreach Officer Stacey Habergham
  11. Notes on Costs Activities are offered free to schools in the local area, a reimbursement for travel expenses may be requested for visits outside of the local area; please ask in advance whether this will apply to your school if you are unsure.