Find out about the range of curriculum linked school engagement activities offered by Cardiff University. Search by Academic School, curriculum subject, key stage, type of activity and programme.

Bookings now open! Sixth Form Annual Genetics Conference – 20th & 28th November 2018

Join researchers from Cardiff University at the 'Spotlight on Genetics and Genomics' annual Conference on the 20th November Wrexham and 28th November, Cardiff. These free event, organised by Wales Gene Park, are open to year 12 and 13 A level biology students. Students will learn from experts how discoveries in the rapidly-advancing areas of DNA, genetics and genomics are being applied to aspects of everyday life. The conference programme will include introductory talks on DNA, Genetics and Genomics, Ethical Dilemmas in Clinical Genetics, DNA Analysis in Forensic Science, Genetics in Society, Astrobiology, Genetics of Sleep and the Genetics of Ageing and Quest for Immortality. To find out more or to make a booking for your school or college follow the link below.

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Cardiff Institute of Tissue Engineering and Repair (CITER) – Brain Games

Brain Games is one of a number curriculum linked school engagement activities delivered in local schools by researcher from CITER. Brain Games is a range of activities specifically designed key stage 2 pupils, but readily adaptable to different levels all the way up to A' level. These sessions deliver taught elements alongside activities to show how the brain is made, how it communicates and some fun illustrations of what the brain can (or can’t) do. Activities include making brain hats, pipe cleaner neurons, the stroop race, the worlds one and only inflatable bouncy brain with information panels built in to learn while you bounce and bespoke brain puzzles to get your own grey matter going. To find out more about Brain Games and other activities offered by CITER follow the link below.

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Classroom Experience Project

Looking for support in the classroom? Contact Cardiff University Classroom Experience Project. The project is seeking to recruit local schools and colleges to host classroom-based work experience for Cardiff University undergraduate and postgraduate students who are looking at a career in teaching. All students involved in the Classroom Experience Project are DBS checked and undertaken training to work in a classroom environment. To find out more or to get involved follow the link below.

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