Festival of Learning activities for students

This month the summer festival of learning is organized by the University and the Student’s Union. See https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studentlife/summerfestival/. Also our school has organized various fun and interesting activities, online and face-to-face. Feel free to attend as many as possible.

  • Physics outreach workshop by IOP

17 June 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

The session aims to Learn how to do Physics outreach in schools. This is for students in the School of Mathematics and Physics 

Benefits: 1) Unusual view on physics which we all know. 2) Developing self confidence in oral communication. 3) Engaging with IOP
Access link:
https://lncn.ac/iop-outreach for a direct link to the BB collaborate event 
https://lncn.ac/iop-outr-reg for registration so that we are aware of the numbers 

  • UK Fusion CDT Webinar

17 June 2021, 12:00 – 13:00

This session aims to introduce the Fusion CDT and what it’s like being a PhD student. PhD students from the Fusion CDT will outline their research and the opportunities available on the Fusion CDT programme!

Join us for more information about this paid PhD programme, to learn more about fusion energy and the opportunities for further education in this field, and to ask any questions you may have for the students about the CDT or doing a PhD!

Access link:
Please register for this event on Eventbrite to get access to the Zoom link on the 17th: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fusion-cdt-webinar-introduction-qa-university-of-lincoln-tickets-157614253475

  • Escape Room

18 June 2021, 16:30

The aim of the activity is to challenge the students of the School of Maths and Physics by having them solve in group an escape room problem. These are usually very fun to partake in and bring together in a live situation people of different abilities to solve a problem together. If you don’t cooperate the survival of the group might be at stake!

Benefits: Leadership, Problem-solving, Teamwork 

Access link:

Contact the Mathematics and Physics Society (maps@lincolnsu.com

  • Astro-Chat: UFOs – are aliens visiting the Earth?

18 June 2021, 19:00 – 19:45
Are aliens visiting the Earth? Are the military forces keeping flying saucers secret? When was the first flying saucer seen? Hear about Orson Welles, Roswell, the Bermuda Triangle, crop circles and then ask your questions. Spoiler: (The answer is no, but come hear why.)

Benefits: 1) Finding out if aliens are here. 2) Drastically changing your view on our place in the Universe. 3) Chatting with a world-top astrophysicist Professor Don Kurtz 

Access link:

Please book via: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/astro-chat-ufos-are-aliens-visiting-the-earth-tickets-155728485091 

  • How to choose your final year project?

21 June 2021, 11:00 – 12:30

The session aims at informing 2nd year students of the School of Mathematics and Physics going into their final year (for BSc students) about the final year project component of their degree. Since it appears usually as a daunting task to choose wisely the project subject, willing finishing 3rd students are going to present their experience with the project and what they would recommend to their fellow Level 2 classmates  

Benefits: Peace of mind, Preparing for final year, Strategize 

Access link:

https://lncn.ac/mp-project for a direct link to the BB collaborate event 

https://lncn.ac/mp-project-r for registration so that we are aware of the numbers

  • I do Maths/Physics in Lincoln. And you? 

21 June 2021, 14:00 pm: Information session

24 June 2021, 16:00 pm: Deadline submission

25 June 2021, 16:00 pm: Results

The session brings the students from the school of Mathematics and Physics into a competition between groups of 4-5 students working together to create a short 10s-20s video as seen on social media like TikTok or Youtube Stories to illustrate in an imaginative and fun way the catchphrase “I am doing Maths/Physics in Lincoln. And you?” 

Benefits: Creativity, Teamwork, Media creation 

Access link:

https://lncn.ac/mp-outreach: registration 

Hope to see you all there!

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