Nuffield Placement 6 - Chemistry history and promotion
Supervisor: Ross Harrington, Peter Hoare, Anne Willis
Organisation: Newcastle/Northumbria Univeristy: Dept. of Chemistry
Successful Applicant: Bruce Weaver
School: Gosforth Academy
Research Area: Chemistry / Science Communication
Length of Project: 4 weeks
On March 12th 2012, the Newcastle Chemistry trail will be launched. A collaboration between chemists from Newcastle and Northumbria Universities and the Centre for life, the aim of the trail is to celebrate Tyneside's rich chemical heritage whilst also demonstrating the importance of chemistry in the modern world. This project aims to further develop the trail and resources around it; e.g teachers' information packs, blogging etc.
Start Date: 20th July 2012
Requirements: Good knowledge of technology applications, interest in web design, general interest in chemistry.
For more info visit www.nuffieldfoundation.org.