School of Chemistry

British Science Week

British Science Week

British Science Week is an annual event that celebrates science, engineering, technology and maths. Events are held all over the UK, and people of all ages are invited to participate in a range of exciting activities.

Science Showcase

The Science Showcase is an annual Science Week event, organised by the Thomas Hepburn Community School, Gateshead. It takes place in the Metro Centre, Gateshead.

Students and staff from a range of local schools exhibit; demonstrating science and its importance to everyday life.

Each year, our Outreach Team demonstrates a selection of experiments at the event, such as:

  • the acidity of aqueous CO2
  • cryogenic effects on the properties of common materials
  • DNA extraction from fruits
  • a plasma ball
  • non-newtonian liquids
  • chemistry in your shopping basket

Further information

For further information contact us.