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Southampton Science and Engineering Festival

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Save the date for the Southampton Science and Engineering Festival 2015.

2015 will be the 13th year of the Southampton Science and Engineering Festival. The events are open to all ages and there is something for everyone.

Please make a note of the dates and keep looking back for updates on the programme. You can also keep up to date with the festival on Facebook ( and Twitter @sotsef

In 2014, the festival attracted thousands of people and we'd like to thank everyone who joined us for the events, including members of the public and all the staff and students that made the day possible. We're especially proud that Science and Engineering Day won a National Science and Engineering Week award for Best STEM institution event. 

Please email if you have any questions.

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Other events during the festival period


Wednesday 18th March 5.30pm to 7.00pm - Researchers' café


Wednesday 18th March 1.00pm onwards - The Campbell Lecture
from the Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiSET) group


Thursday 19th March - 6.00pm - 9.00pm - BBC Stargazing Live, Physics Building or follow @SotonAstrodome on twitter for updates


Thursday 26th March - Back to the Future
By Cancer Research UK, to be held at SeaCity Museum, Havelock Road




Science and Engineering Day

More details about the event on Saturday 14th March 2015.

Ocean and Earth Day

More details about the event on Saturday 25th April 2015.