Harwell Open Day 2024

harwell campus science up close june 2024

EVENT: Harwell Open Day – ‘Science Up Close’

Location: Didcot, UK
Date: 29th June 2024
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On 29th June we were at the Harwell Campus in Didcot for the ‘Harwell Open Day – Science Up Close’ event with one of our large mobile digital Scalextric tracks

The Harwell Open Day is for everyone: from those who are fascinated by space exploration, super computers, particle physics and lasers, to those who are just curious to find out more about what goes on inside the Campus. The event is family-friendly and we welcome people of all ages.

We were situated in the ‘Wonder Marquee’, which was in Zone D, one of 6 ‘lettered’ zones. We were immensely from 10am until the event closed at 4pm. In our marquee you were able to hold a real piece of the Moon, demystify AI and dive into computer vision with the team from Scientific Computing. You can also discover the science taking place in the Research Complex, covering everything from microbiology to lasers.

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Harwell Campus plays a leading role in keeping the UK at the forefront of research. In June 2024, and for the first time in eight years, Harwell invited visitors to come and explore behind the scenes, see first-hand where some of the world’s most pioneering research takes place and meet the scientists and technicians who deliver the breakthroughs and discoveries they hear about on the news.

Experts from our different facilities will be on hand to talk about their inspirational work and how it will improve life for current and future generations. There will be exhibition spaces located around the site allowing visitors the opportunity to delve deeper into the science and technology carried out both at Harwell and at the other locations run by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) – from supercomputing, accelerator science, and next generation telescopes to biological sciences and robotics.

The Harwell Campus hosts a range of world-leading scientific facilities, which will be opening their doors to visitors this June. The ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, RAL Space, Scientific Computing, Particle Physics, the Central Laser Facility and Diamond, the UK’s national synchrotron light source, are just some of the departments opening their doors, all located on site.

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  • STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Didcot OX11 0QX

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