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Family chemistry with a difference!


Online booking for the event is now closed but places will be available on the door. Please note, that due to overwhelming demand, the event has moved from the Physics Lecture Theatre to MS.02 in the Zeeman Building (building no 39 on the University map). Anyone who has pre-booked with receive an email confirming the venue this afternoon.

Nick Barker and Vas Stavros would like to invite parents and their children to see a noisy, frothy, bubbly display of whizz-bang chemistry on Monday 21st May at 6.30pm, the University of Warwick. Suitable for children aged 7 to 70. Warning - this session contains some bad jokes!

If you would like to join Nick and Vas please register here. Tickets are £5 per person or £10 per family and all money raised will be donated to Warwick in Africa.

Warwick in Africa is a well-established innovative, philanthropically funded programme. It supports learners, highly talented learners and their teachers with maths and English education in some of the poorest Townships in South Africa, Tanzania and Ghana. WIA is achieving some amazing results, improving attendance by 50% and performance 30-40%, acting as a catalyst to enable young gifted learners to secure places at the top local Universities.

Last summer, Nick helped teach over 400 Ghanaian teachers along with 10 alumni teachers during the maths and English master classes in Accra. This year, Nick will help expand the teacher master classes teaching in Kayamandi Township, South Africa.

For more information on the programme please view a short video introduced by Lenny Henry and the BBC documentary “Our World: Mission for Maths”.