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British Science Week

British Science Week at Liverpool Hope University: 9th - 16th March 2018

British Science Week (BSW) is an annual ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths run by the British Science Association. During the celebration, our Faculty of Science will be holding a number of fascinating, entertaining and engaging events and activities for people of all ages.

Having fun while learning is a key theme at Hope’s British Science Week celebrations. Throughout the week, our academics will teach pupils from schools and colleges about nutrition, artificial intelligence and VR, psychology, and dune ecology.

Events for schools (Hope Park Campus):

Held in our Health Sciences building and beautiful University grounds, there will be a wide variety of events including interactive workshops, talks by our PhD students, poster conferences and guest lectures.

There will be something for everyone, from a beginners introduction to different specialisms, to detailed explorations for college students considering a future in the field.

Download the British Science Week 2018 Brochure to see the full programme of events.

Events for the public (Hope Park Campus and Creative Campus):

On Saturday 10th March all the events are open to the public and are all free!

Health MOTs

Curious about your cholesterol? Inquisitive about your body composition? Come along to Hope Park Sports and have a free Health MOT as part of British Science Week! Our School of Health Sciences team is inviting you to find out more about what affects our body weight, energy balance and metabolism.

You'll have the opportunity to have a small finger-prick blood test done to analyse your blood levels of glucose, triglycerides, cholesterol (HDL and LDL) and get your blood pressure measured. We will also be opening up our fantastic health sciences labs if you would like to explore our facilities.

Taking place throughout the day on the ground floor of our Hope Park Sports building, room HPS014 (Map of Hope Park Campus).

Kids & Teens Football Coaching

Young attendees (4-16 years old) will have the opportunity to develop their football skills during a coaching workshops led in collaboration with LLS, who specialise in sports coaching and education.

Two free sessions are available at our Hope Park Campus:

Session 1 (10am -11am): for 4-11 years old
Session 2 (11:30am - 12:30pm): for 12-16 years old
Booking: Reserve your child's place for one of the sessions here (booking required due to limited numbers).

Charity Football Match

Join us at 11:30am for a fun charity football match at Hope Park Campus (L16 9JD). Liverpool Hope staff and students will be playing in support of two local charities: Woolton Community Life and Autism Together. During the match, you'll be able to chat with the charities about the services and projects available to the local community.

Download the British Science Week Charity Football Match flyer.

Women in Science and Society

Join us at 4pm at our Creative Campus (L6 1HP) for the panel discussion event: "Women in Science and Society".

We will discuss the role of women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) disciplines and society, with members of Liverpool Hope University and guest speakers from the school sector available to answer your questions.

Everyone's welcome and there's no need to register.

Map of the Creative Campus.

Download the British Science Week Women in Science Event flyer.

Check out our video to see what went on at British Science week 2017.