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Public Awareness of Research Infrastructures 8 April

April 8, 2019

A 3 day conference for those involved with public engagement and communications about large research facilities.  Open for registration to sci com / PE people

Earth, Moon and Sun – Free family science day – 18th April

April 18, 2019

10:00 am

- 3:00 pm

Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Rd, Didcot OX11 7NE

  • Join the Science and Technology Facilities Council on a space journey to explore our Earth, Sun and Moon.
  • We’ll have hands-on activities and exhibitions discovering how we look at the Earth, understand our Sun and have travelled to and orbited the moon.  Celebrating the anniversary year of the Apollo Moon landings, join our scientists and engineers for astronaut training and discover whether you’ve got what it takes to be an astronaut!
  • Workshops are bookable on the day and will include planetarium shows and astronaut training.
Emergency First Aid at Work – 24th April

April 24, 2019

Harwell Innovation Centre Curie Avenue, Harwell Science And Innovation Campus, Didcot OX11 0QG

This course is suitable for individuals required by their employers to undertake responsibility for first aid arrangements in lower risk environments such as offices.

STEM Ambassador Induction 25 April

April 25, 2019

For Staff.  STEM Ambassador induction session, run by Winchester Science Centre.

26 April Talking Science Lecture

April 26, 2019

Pickavance Theatre, Harwell Campus at 1330 and again at 1900

Radiation Protection – how to survive a journey to Mars by Dr Elizabeth Cunningham.
As our society becomes more dependent on satellites and GPS, space
weather and the radiation environment around the Earth become more
important to our everyday lives. For human exploration of the Solar
System it is crucial that we develop ways to protect our astronauts
from extreme space weather. We will look at how space weather has
influenced the history of human space exploration and how we may
have to delve into the realm of science fiction to protect the next
generation of astronauts on their journey to Mars.

Engineering Education Scheme 30 April

April 30, 2019

Engineering Education Scheme, Celebration and Assessment Day.  Groups of 4-6 A Level students have spent the last six months working with organisations on real engineering problems.  On the CAD 6-10 groups will come to RAL to present their work and take part in the celebration.

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