Working in the community

We have an active programme of activities for schools outreach, encouraging young learners and public awareness.

Chemistry outreach show

Our staff have developed of a range of presentations, from exciting demonstrations of chemical reactions to interesting and informative public lectures.

Dr Dayna Mason, the Royal Society of Chemistry's Education Coordinator in Wales is a member of staff at the School. She helps us maximise the educational benefits of these programmes.

Get involved

Spectroscopy in a Suitcase

Spectroscopy in a Suitcase is a schools outreach activity developed by the Royal Society of Chemistry and delivered by postgraduate students. It provides hands-on learning and practical spectroscopy directly into your classroom.

Salters' Chemistry Festival

Salters' Chemistry Festival is an annual event hosting over 15 schools from across Wales. It provides year 7 and 8 pupils with a fun-packed opportunity to experience practical chemistry in a university environment.

Public lectures

Experts in their field deliver topical, interesting, thought-provoking and informative lectures aimed at public audiences.

Chemistry Captured

Chemistry Captures is a valuable e-learning resource of high quality videos of chemical reactions that would be difficult to demonstrate in schools. Produced by Cardiff's Professor Peter Edwards and Mr Peter Hollamby in conjunction with the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Open days

Whether you are a prospective student or just interested in what we do, why not visit us on one of our Open Days?