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July 11, 2019

As a part of my work experience week with Ignite! I had the chance to visit Colwick Woods along with a guide from the community of that area who helped us identify the different features of the woods.

The visit to Colwick Woods had been my first time visiting a woodland...

June 3, 2019

At the beginning of the year, we worked with a group of young people from the Transition Youth Group at the Ridge Centre in Bestwood, Nottingham North. The project was funded by the #IWill campaign, which encourages young people to take part in soci...

March 26, 2018

Thanks to a grant from the Physiological Society, we ran a project about sleep at the beginning of the year with Hempshill Hall Primary School. Year 4 pupils worked with physiologists from Nottingham Trent University, including Dr Carl Nelson, and creative practitioner...

February 27, 2018

The Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity is over for another year and it's time to reflect on all the great work that happened during the biggest and busiest festival yet!

The Real Science in Schools Symposium kicked the festival off in the best way, with teache...

November 13, 2017

Last week, we ran our final edition in our Night Walks series that we've been doing this year with pupils from Dovecote Primary School in Clifton. During the course of this project, the children have been observing how the nature in the park changes from season to seas...

August 7, 2017

We are delighted to announce that we are setting up a new Lab_13 in Koli, Finland! The Lab_13 will be a community resource working across both the local school and the national park visitors’ centre.

The project will begin at the end of August, when the inaugural Scient...

July 17, 2017

Over the past week we've been very busy surprising the people of Bulwell with science! During the week 8th-15th July, we brought science busking tricks to many different events happening as part of the Bulwell Arts Festival.

As part of the British Science Association's...

June 14, 2017

During half term, we ran our My Space, My City, My World, My Future programme in Nottingham. Working with Think Forward, an organisation which coaches disengaged young people, we identified 10 young people from across different secondary schools in Nottingham city to t...

May 18, 2017

We are delighted to announce that the Lab_13 network has gained its latest addition!

Nethergate School in Clifton, Nottingham officially opened its Lab_13 in May, with the support and championship of the Deputy Head, Shelly Wood. Betti Copperwood, who is also the Scient...

February 17, 2017

It's finished! The Festival of Science and Curiosity was running all last week (8th-15th February) and was an exciting, lively and fascinating week for all involved! The feedback we've received so far has been positive, with exhibitors, venues, volunteers and participa...

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