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Subject-specific talks and workshops

We have four series' of workshops that are available for you to book for your students.


Ask the Expert

'Ask the Expert' is our way of getting your students in touch with our world-class researchers and academics. We have a range of free lectures and workshops available, across a wide variety of subject areas. The content of many of the sessions is directly related to the research being carried out by our academic staff. We can run sessions on campus or our academics are normally able to travel up to two hours to visit you in your school or college.

Select your subject of interest to see the free lectures and workshops we have on offer.


Open Lectures

We also offer a series of four Open Lectures which can be booked.  The subjects discussed cover the following topics:

 You can read the full details of each lecture here

Science-related talks, lectures and workshops


Discover the Science-related lectures and workshops on offer.

Engineering-related talks, lectures and workshops


Discover the Engineering-related lectures and workshops on offer.

Humanities related talks, lectures and workshops

Humanities & Arts

Including History, Archaeology, Philosophy, English and Games Design related talks.

Book an 'Ask the Expert' workshopOpen lecture series

Learn with US Research Days 2018

Learn with US Research Days are designed to give year 12 students a superb opportunity to develop their research skills, and to experience life as an undergraduate at a research leading university.

Students will develop a range of skills beneficial to university learning and raising attainment. These include:

- Reading and engaging with academic material

- Finding and selecting appropriate sources and evidence

- Note taking, citation and referencing

- Thinking critically, forming arguments and presenting in a group 


The 2018 Learn with Us Research Days will take place on:

- Friday, 6th July

- Friday, 13th July

- Friday, 20th July

- Friday, 27th July

For more information, please contact


These are invite only events.





LifeLab actively engages young people and teachers through hands-on learning

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