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July 11, 2019

Hello there!

My name is Dalia Ahmed and I am one of the ‘ChemSparks’. My project investigates the relevance of wooden rollercoasters over time. Our central divergent question is ‘why are wooden rollercoasters still built today?’. This question helps us narrow down what...

July 1, 2019

I’ve just returned from a fascinating weekend in Germany, at the Falling Walls Community Meeting and the Silbersalz Science and Media Festival!

I was invited because we’d put in an application to present the project we did with the Refugee Forum at the St Ann’s Allotmen...

June 5, 2019

We're thrilled to announce a new partnership with BioCity, the UK's largest bioscience innovation and incubation centre, based right here in Nottingham.

We're going to be developing Lab_13 BioCity, a programme working with primary schools across Nottingham, where pupils...

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...

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...

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...

March 21, 2017

Over the past few weeks, secondary schools participating in our CHEMWORKS programme have been delivering their Come Alive With Science projects.

Pupils worked with scientists and creative practitioners to develop their own project about chemistry, which they then delive...

March 16, 2017

This week is British Science Week and many of the Lab_13s have been showing off the exciting experiments they do. 

Firstly, on Tuesday 14th,  the Lab_13 at Gillespie hosted their Science Spectacular. Parents and members of the local community were invited to attend the...

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