STEM Ambassador Awards 2013 - Bristol, Bath & Somerset
The STEM University Department of the Year was awarded to the University of Bristol, School of Experimental Psychology and the Bristol Neuroscience Group.
This was in recognition of a variety of high quality, high impact school STEM activities from STEM Ambassadors in this department/group, please see a few examples below:
Six STEM Ambassadors from the department took part in a school engagement project names Smarter UK, working with a number of local secondary schools in partnership with a science show delivery team (www.graphicscience.co.uk/gs_projects/smarter-uk/)
The Brain Box Challenge (an in-school workshop) has engaged with nearly 1000 pupils across the Bristol area and is looking to widen its reach into secondary schools. In additionto developing content, the project will also be involving a new cohort of post-grad students (http://seis.bris.ac.uk/~psdjt/homepage/PublicEngagement.html)
The Bristol Neuroscience Festival coming up 11th/12th October (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/neuroscience/events/diary/2013/101365.html)
PhD student (Jenna Todd-Jones) won her category of the online school STEM activity ‘I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here!’ (http://imascientist.org.uk/)