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Our Engagement Programmes

Science Engagement develop, support and deliver a wide-range of programmes with and for diverse groups across the North East and beyond. Here are some highlights and examples. 

Working with Schools

We offer several programmes and activities for school pupils and their teachers, from undergraduate student placements to our annual Schools' Science Festival.
Teachers exploring electricity circuits

Working with Our Communities

We provide many opportunities for Durham University to promote its science, both teaching and research, to a general audience through engaging outreach activities.
Examples of an activity at Celebrate Science

Unique and Bespoke Programmes and Projects

Working both within our communities as well as inviting people onto campus is important in developing relationships and opening doors.
Attendees at a SPotY evening

Our Partnerships and Networks

Science Engagement contribute to, and participate in, many internal and regional networks and groups including Durham County Council and The Ogden Trust.
The Durham County Council Logo

Past Projects

Details of some of our projects from the last fifteen years of science engagement, including the award winning 'What if...?'.
A scorpion glows under UV light

Supporting Our Colleagues

We promote effective practice and the importance and benefits of public and community engagement with the aim of embedding it within the institution.
Impact graphic

Meet the Team

The Science Engagement Team and our contact details.
The Science Engagement Team