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Kids in Museums

Thomas Elliott, Head of Museum Learning and Interpretation and Jennifer Thomson, Learning Officer write about the different type of programmes we offer to schools and kids at Surgeons’ Hall Museums. 601 more words


Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Developing Antibiotics

Hannah Behrens explains her DPhil research. This article was originally published on the St Edmund Hall MCR website.

Although first discovered in 1928, it was only during the Second World War that Penicillin was developed into a drug that could cure people of bacterial diseases. 493 more words

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Groundwater Science for sustainable development: Bir Al-Nas for INTEGRON

Po Plain, Italy.
One of the most nitrate-rich areas of Italy due to high urbanization and intense agricultural activities, where competition over surface and groundwater use (and associated contamination) often generates conflicts among all concerned stakeholders (farmers, breeders and authorities). 203 more words


Newport Chartist Installations

‘what they were about, we are about’ (Photo: Richard Briggs)

Photos: Chris Glynn, RM Parry

Snapshots of works created for In Their Footsteps: Loss and Contribution… 202 more words

Public Engagement


Later this month, I’m attending a workshop on drawing comics for public engagement. As part of the preparation, all the attendees have been asked to draw a 5 minute comic on their research, without using any text. 179 more words

StreetSpace. Superdiverse Streets Symposium

The StreetSpace project was successfully launched last Friday 12 May with a symposium and an exhibition in PLACE, Belfast. StreetSpace is an interdisciplinary research and teaching project at QUB, led by Dr Agustina Martire, which seeks to understand the significance of superdiverse streets, by analysing their physical, historical and experiential aspects. 290 more words