Darwin Centre branches out in 2013
11:40am Tuesday 1st January 2013 in News
The Darwin Centre for Biology and Medicine is set to become the west Wales branch of the British Science Association in 2013, developing its programme of public events as it matures from an initial ‘twig’ status.
The charity will increase engagement with the public alongside its popular work with schools, which was demonstrated by its recent Christmas lecture, attended by more than 140 secondary school and college students.
The Darwin Centre has been making an impact on schools and communities for more than ten years, aiming to engage and enthuse everyone in science, technology, engineering, maths (STEM), and the environment.
Since its inception Darwin has run public engagementled research programmes linked to Cardiff University through the work of the charity’s founder Professor Tony Campbell, and the Dragon LNG Darwin Experience educational programme has become embedded in the schools agenda working with every school in the county since 2005.
The Darwin Centre’s Marten Lewis said: “I would like to thank all of the young people, families, and interested members of the public that have enjoyed the Darwin events over the last few years.
“It’s through their support and input that we have been able to take our project to the next level.
“The links to the British Science Association alongside our Dragon LNG Darwin Experience will allow us to thank the public with more exciting and interesting events in 2013 and into the future.”
More information is available at www.darwincentre.