By Ninder Kaur
Bradford College will be partnering up with the British Science Festival Fringe 2015 with a series of weeklong events that celebrate all things Science.
Designed to engage and inspire school and college students, young adults and families, the festival takes place from 11 – 18 September with fun, educational, and exciting events happening all over Bradford.
The Fringe is expected to attract tens of thousands of visitors, the festival will see some of the world’s top scientists come together for presentations, announcements and discussions about the latest scientific discoveries.
Bradford College, working in partnership with the University of Bradford, Bradford Council, National Media Museum and the British Science Association will deliver a programme involving more than 100 science-focused events and activities, including programmes aimed at students aged eight to 18.
There will be a number of activities for visitors to get involved in. These include an interactive lecture on the Bradford Arsenic Poisonings of 1858, the discovery of how Humbug Billy sold lethal lozenges at his Bradford stall, as well as interactive workshops. Budding scientists will also get to explores the world of forensic and crime scene analysis and The Royal Photographic Society will be on hand to reveal the diverse ways photography is applied in modern science.
“We have some amazing events and activities happening at the College during the festival, they range from exhibitions to dramas, whizz, bang, hands on activities, an inflatable assault course, all of which demonstrate how science, technology, engineering, arts and maths interact and impact on our lives.” Clare Lamkin, Bradford College Head of Events.