Yesterday the awesome students from Landau Forte College in Derby participating in the UK ArtScience Prize presented their ideas for this year’s prize. The theme for this year is ‘Synthetic Biology’; not an easy concept to grasp, but the year 9 students taking part from Derby more than excelled at coming up with innovative, creative … continue reading
May 17th, 2013 by Ignite!
Just a quick update… the website for the UK ArtScience prize is now live! www.artscienceprize.org/uk You can also follow @UK_ASP on Twitter for all the latest. This Thursday is the judging event for the Derby group and next Thursday the London group will have a go.
May 14th, 2013 by Ignite!
So what has Ignite! been up to lately? I hear you ask. Well… I hope this blog post will answer that question more than satisfactorily! Last Tuesday we held our 31st board meeting as we set about picturing our future. As always it was lovely to see the Board members who as ever, were keen … continue reading
May 13th, 2013 by Ignite!
Just a quick update… This Monday our team was in Birmingham talking pop up science and public engagement with Eliot Marsten, Deputy Head of Research & Knowledge Transfer for the College of Medical & Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham, who is helping to lead the University’s public engagement agenda and Alison Darby, Cultural Partnerships manager … continue reading
May 1st, 2013 by Ignite!
Lab_13, ArtScience Prize, Creative Sparks/ 10 years of Ignite!, 3-2-1-Ignition*… There’s plenty happening right now at Ignite! Lab_13 Lab_13s all over have been doing great things. You can read all about their achievements on the Lab_13 network blog: http://lab13network.wordpress.com/ Lab_13 Gillespie have got off to a great start since their official launch last month and we’re glad … continue reading
April 25th, 2013 by Ignite!
Wonderful things happened this Thursday! We were at Derby Silk Mill for the sharing event for our two groups working on the ArtScience Prize; one from Landau Forte College in Derby and Ravensbourne College in London. All groups came together and presented their ideas for the prize, which this year has the theme of ‘synthetic … continue reading
April 19th, 2013 by Ignite!
This Monday saw the team travel up to sunny Bedford where we met the extremely lovely and wondrously helpful Kayte Judge from We Are Bedford. We were there to discuss all things 3-2-1-Ignition* and pop up shops. Kayte headed up a scheme called ‘We Are Bedford’ that saw local businesses and creative folk from the … continue reading
April 17th, 2013 by Ignite!
Here at the office we are reflecting on the Neuroscience Street Fair, part of the Barbican’s Wonder Season. We were there with 3-2-1-Ignition* showing off our science busking and curiosity jars. We set ourselves up with our portable version of the 3-2-1-Ignition* pop up shop, similar to how we did at the Barbican Weekender. The … continue reading
April 11th, 2013 by Ignite!
It may now be Wednesday but we are most definitely still jubilant about the success of this weekend! We stationed ourselves at The Barbican Weekender: Brain Waves with our ever-evolving, curiosity inducing 3-2-1-Ignition* pop up shop. Thanks to the whole Ignite! team and our magnificent volunteers we managed to put together some fantastic displays and activities that attracted … continue reading
March 6th, 2013 by Ignite!
Preparations are in full swing this week for 3-2-1-Ignition* at the Barbican Centre’s Brain Waves Weekender in London as part of their #wonderseason. Hasmita and volunteers will be busy setting everything up tomorrow. So as you can assume, we’ve busily been filling jars with curious items, making labels, packing, posting, listing, coordinating, getting our ‘neuroscience … continue reading
February 28th, 2013 by Ignite!
Ignite! was set up in October 2006 to promote creativity in learning. Ignite! works with young people to reveal and develop their capacity for creativity and creative thinking.
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