Category Archives: ScienceInThePark

Science in the Park: Science Fair 2017 by Harriet Allen I had the honour of judging the 2017 Nottingham branch British Science Association science fair, with Dr Steve Sharples of the University of Nottingham. I’m a Psychologist and cognitive neuroscientist and Steve is an engineer so we each had our own take on the entrants. …Read More

What a fantastic Science in the Park

This weekend saw the ninth Science in the Park event find place at the grand venue of Wollaton Hall. Although the weather took a turn for the worse, the enthusiasm and passion for science was not dampened, with over 4000 visitors through the doors! People of all ages enjoyed the science, technology, engineering and mathematics outreach …Read More

Reality and Images at Wollaton Hall

We teamed up with the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Museums to contribute to the ESRC Festival of Social Science. by Harriet Allen and Anastasia Popova The festival is a week long celebration of all things social science related so we teamed up with the university Psychology department to investigate perception. http://www.esrc.ac.uk/public-engagement/festival-of-social-science/ The Reality and …Read More

Mansfield Fun Palace

We collaborated with Mansfield Museum to put on our first ‘Fun Palace’ in 2016. How did it go? Fun Palaces aim to bring arts and science together and pop up all over the country. http://funpalaces.co.uk/discover/mansfield-fun-palace/ We ran our first Fun Palace at Mansfield Museum this year. This was a brilliant chance to take a small part …Read More