Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

School Science Prize

Corpus Christi College are running their annual Schools Science Prize, for which the categories this year are Biochemistry, Chemistry and Medical Sciences. Students from Year 11 and 12 are invited to enter, and the deadline for submissions is May 5th. Full details of the prize, including the questions for each category, can be found on their website: http://www.ccc.ox.ac.uk/Schools-Science-Prize/.


Oxford Professor Meets Child Superfan.

11th January 2017

Dame Professor Carol Robinson surprises 8 year old superfan with a visit to her classroom. To see the video please click on the link below. 



Best Outreach Prize awarded to three DiStruc fellows

11th January 2017

The Squishy Soft Science Event held in Christ Church and run by the DiStruc Fellows picked up the Best Outreach Prize awarded by the Flowing Matter Cost Action. Too read more please see the article below



New Teaching Labs and Reduced Outreach

Oxford University is in the process of building new teaching laboratories for our undergraduate students. While these labs are much anticipated it does unfortunately mean we will have to reduce the amount of outreach we can offer to give the staff the opportunity to move all the equipment to the new labs. The move and subsequent reduction of outreach will take place between May and October 2018.


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