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Science and Society Group

School students studying the heart at the Hull York Medical School-Science Trail 2005

The Science and Society Group explores public engagement with science ideas, in order to co-ordinate science engagement programmes, and assist inter-departmental collaboration for public engagement.

Helping to meet the University's aims

The Science and Society Group seeks to:

  • explore new and innovative ways for scientists to interact with the public
  • follow a widening participation agenda
  • profile the University's science research to the local community
  • increase opportunities for people of all ages and from all sectors of society to engage with research and researchers
  • encourage young people to consider science at university and as a career
  • explore new ways of raising the University's science presence in York and the region
  • profile the value of the University to the local community by showcasing science research
  • be a forum for the sharing of ideas and information about science
  • encourage interdisciplinary contacts in the sciences. 

Who to contact

Sarah Mitchell
sarah.mitchell@york.ac.uk
ext 4633