Mar 10 2018

Join us as we celebrate British Science Week with a day of science exploration and discovery.

This popular event inspires people of all ages with a packed programme of talks, hands-on activities and demonstrations. We’ll also showcase some of the amazing science research we do at our campus in Egham, Surrey.

We have a thriving science community here at Royal Holloway and this is a great opportunity for everyone to come along and discover some of the exciting things we are up to at this fun, educational and free event.


Two Royal Institute lectures on the explosive wonders of science

A presentation on the Bloodhound SSC, a unique, high-technology project to design and build a car that will set a new world land speed record

The Ugly Animal Roadshow  by conservation comedian and biologist, Dr Simon Watt.

Talks on Engineering Vocal Sounds and Big Bang Physics

Hands-on activities and displays:

Wild Science – hands-on workshops with Mini-Beasts

Live Steam Trains – miniature railway exhibition by the Gauge 1 Model Railway Association

Discover the Stars at an indoor Planetarium

Bletchley Park Enigma exhibition

Lego robotics in action

Wizard Lab bringing chemistry alive

DNA extraction

The Real Ice Age

And much much more…


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