Space Industry Careers Fair

On Monday (09/02/15), Ross Burgon and I attended the 2nd Space Industry Careers Fair  held at the National Space Centre in Leicester. We were mainly there to promote the department’s PhD studentships, but took along the meteorites to show and tell! It was a great day and we gave lots of students who hadn’t previously considered the…

A late evening at the Museum

On Wednesday evening (28/01/15), Dr Simon Sheridan and I had an exhibit at the Science Musuem’s Lates event. These are themed free-to-enter events held by the museum on the last Wednesday of every month. The theme in January was “Engineer Your Future” an event to encourage engineering in the UK and we were there to…

On the road again – Geological Society Careers Fair

“Yesterday I took meteorites to the Geol Soc Careers Fair for university students at the BGS in Keyworth. There were many other universities there, but none had meteorites! As a result, I had lots of interested geologists (both students and people from the other stalls) coming over for a look, as geologists are essentially magpies!…