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MerseySTEM Chemistry at Work Event: October 2015
October 23rd 2015

MerseySTEM Chemistry at Work Event: October 2015

On the 21st of October 2015, MerseySTEM facilitated another amazing Chemistry at Work event in conjunction with The Royal Society of Chemistry at Sci-Tech Daresbury.

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Throughout the course of the day students attended hands-on workshops from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Science and Technology Facilities Council, Science2U & Techniquest Glyndŵr. 

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Local schools attending included: The Mosslands School, The Hawthorne’s Free School, Rainford High School, Knowsley Park School, Birkdale High School, De La Salle High School, Bridgewater High School & Hilbre High School.

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Students enjoyed the fun, interactive learning experiences and left with a real sense of how Chemistry applies in the real world. They had the opportunity to experience everything from creating vaccines to forensics – CSI style!

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MerseySTEM’s Managing Director Michelle Dow explained the concept, “Chemistry at Work events offer young people the opportunity to appreciate the place of chemistry in everyday life and the world of work.”

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“They aim is to show a positive image of the chemical sciences and to present them as exciting, interesting and wealth-creating activities that are worth considering as the basis of a career.”

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