The XMaS Science Galas will be an evening extravaganzas highlighting inspiring careers and exciting science. Get to hear about loads of opportunities and activities to get involved with and explore hands-on demos. Speak to professors, staff and students at the University as well as go on a virtual tour of ATLAS at CERN! Students who went on last year’s trip to Grenoble will share their experiences of the visit and the inspirational scientists they met there.The XMaS Science Gala is open to anyone interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths); students, teachers, friends, family. Everyone is welcome!
Held at University of Warwick on 3rd February 2016 and University of Liverpool on 10th February 2016, 6-9pm.
If you would like to bring a group/class of students to the events please contact kayleigh dot lampard at warwick dot ac dot uk for the University of Warwick Gala and p dot j dot sapple at liverpool dot ac dot uk for the University of Liverpool Gala
Programme for University of Liverpool Science Gala 10th February
18:00 – 19:00 Buffet and Exhibition stands. Opportunity speak to a number of scientists from academia and industry. Tours of our physics laboratories will be available at 18:15, 18:30 and 18:45
19:00 – 19:15 Welcome to the Department of Physics
19:15 – 19:45 “The life of a scientist and what it is all about” Dr Laurence Bouchenoire & Dr Yvonne Grunder, Dept of Physics, Univ’ of Liverpool
19:45 – 20:15 CERN Virtual Visit – Dr Kate Shaw (Abdus Salam Int’l Cetre for Theoretical Physics). Kate will give a “virtual tour” of ATLAS, talk about her work, and will take questions from the audience.
20:15 – 20:30 Student perspective on the Scientist Experience & details of the 2016 programme Amy Dennison & Francesca Wooley – from last year’s XMaS Scientist Experience. Kayleigh Lampard (University of Warwick)