Chemistry taster session
This taster session gives A-Level chemists a taste of what it’s like to study Chemistry at university.
Chemists use lots of clever tools to test and analyse their samples. In this online interactive session, Dr Jo Buckley (Education Coordinator for the Royal Society of Chemistry) will explore how we can use infrared spectroscopy and mass spectrometry to understand the structure of pharmaceutical molecules. You'll also discuss some novel (and surprising) everyday uses of spectroscopy.
There will also be a chance for you to find out more about being a chemistry student at The University of Sheffield, and where a degree in chemistry can take you. You will hear from some of our current students, a careers guide, and a member of our admissions team, who will all be on hand to answer any questions you might have about studying chemistry at university.
When: Tuesday 26 April 2022, 4.00pm - 5.45pm
Age group: Year 12
Special requirements: Predicted A Level - B in Chemistry or BTEC - DDD in science including specific Chemistry units
How to book
Please be advised that bookings for all taster sessions will close at 10am the day before the session, or earlier if the session becomes fully-booked. We therefore recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.
If you are a teacher, please encourage your pupils to book individually.
Please note, this is an approximate schedule and is subject to change.
|4.00pm||Log in and get comfortable|
|4.15pm||Welcome and introductions to the University|
|4.25pm||Interactive session with Dr Jo Buckley|
|5.25pm||'Being a chemistry student' – Q&A|
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