Outreach

Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Chemistry is a wide-ranging subject with many potential applications in medicine, electricity generation and storage, and even molecular computing.  We want to inspire students of all ages and abilities through practical chemistry.

Click on the links below or the tabs above to find out what we offer.

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The Department of Chemistry at the University of Oxford is continually developing its outreach programme to fulfil the following aims:

To encourage students from all backgrounds to consider higher education by providing them with information and experiences that help them make informed decisions about their future.

To encourage students to study chemistry, through delivering exciting and engaging workshops and by developing their understanding of the careers available in chemistry.

To support the teaching of chemistry in schools by providing access to undergraduate level equipment and teaching staff for students, and CPD and resources for teachers.

If you have a specific requirement, or are interested in helping us develop a workshop, please get in touch at outreach@chem.ox.ac.uk.

Contact

Soozy Smith
Schools Liaison & Outreach

Chemistry Teaching Laboratory
South Parks Road
Oxford, OX1 3PS

E: outreach@chem.ox.ac.uk
T: 01865 281510

     

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Primary Science Day - June 27th

State primary schools are invited to apply for places on our popular Primary Science Day.  Held in the Chemistry Teaching Laboratory, it gives Year 5 an 6 students the opportunity to take part in a series of STEM workshops and experience the teaching facilities at Oxford.  The day ends with an exciting chemistry show!

Find out more, and apply for places here: http://outreach.chem.ox.ac.uk/primary-science-day-2019-06-27.aspx

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