The schools and colleges lecture has been delivered by a series of acclaimed physics communicators annually, throughout UK, since 1993. The free interactive lecture is designed to show school pupils, aged 14-16, contemporary developments in physics in a fun and lively way.
Presenter:Dr Melanie Windridge recently completed a PhD in Fusion Energy at Imperial College London, spending much of her research time at the JET research facility at Culham. Whilst completing her PhD Melanie gained experience in science communication working on promotional material for Culham Science Centre and regularly attending science festivals. Melanie recently appeared on BBC1’s Bang Goes the Theory and has made many other TV and radio appearances.
Audience: 14 – 16 year olds
Curriculum links include: How science works - applications and implications of science, energy resources, radioactivity, stars and fusion.