Back by popular demand, Discovery Night opens the University’s laboratories and lecture theatres to the public for an evening of science for the whole family. There’ll be talks, exciting demonstrations and hands on activities for visitors of all ages.
Find out about everything from astronomy to zoology, from dentistry to zebrafish. Tour the facilities, put on a lab coat and have a go yourself. Everyone is welcome and the event is free – no booking required.
Recommended age 5+
Discovery Night is based at Firth Court and the Alfred Denny Building, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN.
Contact: Michael Goudreault
Firth Hall Exhibition
From useful algae to strawberry DNA, let our researchers take you on a journey of discovery, with stalls including:
Firth Court, Council Room
Students from our MSc Science Communication course have prepared a range of hands-on activities for you to explore, based on some of the University’s most exciting, influential and interesting research.
Animal and Plant Sciences
Cabinet of Curiosities: Alfred Denny Museum
Animal and Plant Science Labs
Tropical Forest Ecology
Alfred Denny Conference Room
Physics and Food
Racing Boats with Molecular Motors
Alfred Denny Lecture Theatres