Lunch Session LS6 3 April 2018

Outreach Lunch - diversifying astronomy and geophysics outreach

Aims and scope

Join the Education and Outreach team at the RAS for an informative session about making astronomy and geophysics engagement accessible for different groups - particularly those who don't usually engage with these topics.

The lunch will include three speakers and a panel session with question and answer opportunities.

The speakers are:

Jamie Lee Brett from The Prince's Trust

A World Away ? How can astronomy engage and inspire disadvantaged young people?

Jamie Brett has lead on the Prince?s Trust RAS200 project for the last 18 months. Having previously been supported by the Prince?s Trust in his youth, he then went on to work for The Trust supporting other young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve their ambitions. Nowadays, Jamie and his team work on the deployment of our STEM Strategy at The Prince's Trust. This involved developing, enhancing and delivering our nationwide Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths strategy as well as embedding STEM through all frontline operations at The Trust as well as specialist projects. Jamie?s has established experience in delivering training through managing personal social development, thematic, well-being and holistic support programmes. His passion for all things STEM allowed him the opportunity to speak as a TEDx Speaker in 2015 with his talk ?Equipping A Generation To Take Its Place In The Digital Revolution?.

Programme

Invited speakers

Scientific organisers
Dr Sheila Kanani Education, Outreach and Diversity officer RAS

Contact
outreach @ ras.org.uk

Updated on Tue Jan 09 11:00:47 CET 2018