Explorazone Digital

17 October, 8:00 am

13 hrsUnder 7, 7 - 12 yrs, Teenage, AdultPWYD

Talk, Hands-on | Science, Technology, Health & Medicine, Geology

Wherever you are in the world, transport yourself to Oxford and discover amazing science, experiment with creative technologies and chat with the people developing the most innovative research today, all from the comfort of your own home!
Wander around the virtual Exhibition Hall and choose the activity booths you want to visit for short video demonstrations, join a chat with researchers and take away activities to do at home. Visit the Auditorium for presentations and shows.

Activity booths:

Blue sky science – Royal Society of Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry Group

Animal research: who, how and why? – Understanding Animal Research

Lighting up life with colour – Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford

Superconducting magnets in MRI – Siemens Healthineers Magnet Technology

X-rays and how our bodies work – Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford

Shake your bonds up! – Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, University of Oxford

Vaccines: past, present and future – Jenner Institute and Oxford Vaccine Group, University of Oxford

Drug discoveries – Structural Genomics Consortium, University of Oxford

Look what’s inside us – Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics / Micron Advanced Imaging Unit, University of Oxford

Diamond lights – Diamond Light Source

Beware: floods ahead – Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Reading

Making a Sun on Earth – United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

Volcano! – Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford

Making waves – Department of Materials, University of Oxford

Brilliant bodies, marvellous medicine – Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences / Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford

Particle physics adventures – Department of Physics, University of Oxford

Seeing the invisible – Science and Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Information engines – Department of Materials, University of Oxford

Memory and motivation – Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford

Diamond: the science of sparkle – Element Six

Engineering a great smile – Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

Pioneers and culinary reactions – Somerville College, University of Oxford

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