Manchester Museum’s Sustainability Residential Summer School

Objects, Technology, Innovation

Supported by the NWBLT as part of Manchester Museum’s 2015 Lever Prize for the Real Life Science programme

Green_Vs_Polluted_CityDates: Mon 20th -Thur 23rd July 2015

Cost: Free (including accommodation and food)

Subject: Science

Duration: 4 days (3 nights)

Level: AS level

Numbers: 15 individual places 

Deadline: CLOSED

Take part in Manchester Museum’s summer school to explore the complex issues involved in creating a sustainable future.

During the course of the week major themes will include:

  • The Big Problem
  • Future Energy
  • Future Cities
  • Taking Action

During the summer school students will:

  • Develop their research and critical analysis skills
  • Learn about innovative technological solutions
  • Work with researchers from The University of Manchester
  • Take part in group presentations
  • Stay in University halls
  • And much more… more details to follow

To apply students must:

  • be 16-17 years old and currently studying for their AS levels
  • have permission to attend the summer school from their parents
  • have permission to attend the summer school from their school/college (if the summer school falls within term time)
  • be from the North West of England (i.e. Manchester, Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside)
  • be able to stay overnight during the summer school
  • discuss this opportunity with one of their teachers and arranged for them to supply a 50 word supporting statement (the application form will ask for your supporting teacher’s email address so we can contact them)
  • complete the sentence ‘I think attending Manchester Museum’s Sustainability Summer School would benefit me because…’ in 200 words or less

To apply* to take part in Manchester Museum’s Sustainability Summer School please fill in our application form by Sunday 7th June 2015.

*Preference will be given to students from backgrounds currently under-represented in higher education (i.e. from a state school/college or from targeted postcode areas).

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