Science-on-Stage: Hungary

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Science-on-Stage, Debrecen, Hungary 2017 – UK delegation Science-on-Stage was paradise for a science educator like me! 450 science teachers from across Europe converged on Hungary’s second city, Debrecen, to share ideas about science education. I have returned with hundreds of ideas for myself and colleagues and have learned so much about the way science is […]

Baroness Susan Greenfield endorses Young Scientists

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Baroness Susan Greenfield writes… As a keen advocate of excellence in science education, I heartily commend the Young Scientists Journal and its worldwide body of student authors and editors, for its efforts to foster worldwide communication and collaboration between scientists aged 12 to 20, through their online publication. Guided by the project’s mentor Christina Astin, […]

A workshop on science writing…?

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This idea came from a student at King’s Canterbury.  Could Young Scientists Journal organise a workshop on science writing open to young people to attend? Science students need to be able to write cogently, express their ideas clearly and accurately, whether they are reporting their own work or, as journalists, the work of others.  I’d […]

Big Bang Science Fair

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Last Thursday, 10th March, 150 pupils from King’s Canterbury visited the Big Bang science fair at ExCel in London.  I was already there (after a less-than-comfortable night in a local hotel) judging the Intermediate Science and Maths entries to the National Science and Engineering Competition whose finals were part of the event. I also used […]