Public engagement with research
Research and collaborative centre resources
Our research centres, based across the country, work with local schools and organisations and also produce free resources that can be used nationally.
British Antarctic Survey
BAS have produced an award winning teaching resource, using their research in one of the most inhospitable and challenging environments of the world as source material to create the Discovering Antarctica website.
They also have blogs detailing life in the Antarctic, CD ROMS and fact sheets available to enrich classroom learning.
British Geological Survey
The BGS UK School Seismology Project enables pupils to detect earthquakes around the world from their classroom. BGS produce a range of posters, activities and online resources that enables a better understanding of the earth beneath our feet.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
CEH undertakes a wide range of activities to engage the public with their science, this include scientists visiting local schools to talk to pupils about their work, taking part in National Science Week activities and hosting young people doing research projects in the CEH laboratories.
National Oceanography Centre
NOC have a range of different activities for the public to take part in, on the learning & teaching section of their website. These include doing science out at sea on one of their research ships, educational posters for use in schools, and a catalogue of stunning images taken during the cruises NOC operates.