Chemistry Events

Salters Festival, 19 June 2019

Teams of 4 students from Years 6 through 8 compete in two practical-based contests. Prizes are awarded! 

Email suchemschools@gmail.com  or call 01792 513182

Suitable for years 6-8

Location: Singleton Campus

Open Lab Days: Regular events, most weeks, throughout the year.

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Email suchemschools@gmail.com  or call 01792 513182

Suitable for years 9-13

Location: Singleton Campus

Schedule of Events


Geography Spring Lecture, Wednesday 20 March 2019

This year we are pleased to offer a Physical Geography programme, comprising a talk on Wildfires and a Glaciology computer practical, which is suitable for Geography students in years 12 and 13.

The activities will be repeated allowing participants to take part in both.

Computer practical: observing and modelling ice flow in Antarctica by Dr Stephen Cornford

“Burning planet: why are there so many catastrophic wildfires and what we can do about them?” by Professor Stefan Doerr

Email Alison Royal at a.royal@swansea.ac.uk for further details.

Location: Wallace Building, Swansea University Singleton Campus, Rooms 217 and 218.

Download a poster (English language) or a version in Welsh.


National Particle Physics Masterclass, Last week March and first week of July

Lectures are given on topics such as ‘Particle Physics and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)’ at CERN, ‘Introduction to ATLAS Software’Students will have the opportunity to use this software in a practical session held in the computer laboratory and will identify for themselves events with elementary particles such as quarks, leptons, the W and Z bosons, and possibly the Higgs boson!  ‘How did the LHC discover the Higgs Boson’. ‘Antihydrogen’.

Suitable for years 10-12

Location: Singleton Campus


Email Paul Holborow at p.d.holborow@Swansea.ac.uk for further details.

These events are specific to the College of Science. For more generic events, visit our Student Recruitment events page.