Materials Science Taster Day | University of Oxford

Materials Science Taster Day

Event date
Event time
9:30 - 15:30
Venue
Department of Materials
Parks Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3PH
Event cost
Free
Target audience
Students
Age range
Age 15-16 (year 11), Age 16-17 (year 12)
Booking
Required Book here

The format of each day may vary but a typical programme would have the following elements:

  • A welcome to the department and a brief introduction to Materials Science as a subject.
  • A talk from a senior lecturer about their work, often relating to cutting-edge research.
  • A tour of the department giving an idea of our facilities and showing the scope and variety of the research being carried out.
  • A brief tour of one of the colleges.
  • A workshop looking at a variety of aspects of materials science that relate to the Science Curriculum.
  • Advice on how to apply to study Materials Science.