Polymer Study Tours

3 July 2016 14:00 - 6 July 2016 16:00, United Kingdom

The Polymer Study Tours are FREE four day residential courses for secondary teachers of science and design technology designed to improve your knowledge and understanding of the aspects of the curriculum related to polymers.
The courses include a mixture of lectures, laboratory and workshop sessions and visits to plastics processing companies.  The sessions are delivered by leading figures from industry and academia who are keen to encourage discussion on all things polymer-related.  All delegates are given valuable teaching resources which relate to the curriculum and promote the knowledge of polymers and their importance to the quality of everyday life.  You will also have the chance to take away samples that you have made.

The courses are located at three centres around the UK; they start on Sunday afternoon and finish by 1600hrs on Wednesday.  All accommodation, meals, refreshments and transport between venues is included, you just have to get yourself to and from the course centre.

The dates for 2016 are as follows:

Edinburgh Napier University       19 to 22 June   This will be a general course suitable for all
London Metropolitan University   26 to 29 June   This course will have a D&T focus
University of Manchester            03 to 06 July    This course will have a Science focus

Although the courses are free to attend we do ask for a £50 booking deposit to secure your place which is refunded after you have attended the course.
Sponsorship & supporting organisations
The courses are made possible by the generous support of the UK polymer industry.
Edinburgh Napier University, London Metropolitan Unversity & the University of Manchester

Edinburgh Napier University, London Metropolitan Unversity & the University of Manchester , United Kingdom

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The Polymer Study Tours are organised by the principal sponsor, the Worshipful Company of Horners, with the support of the British Plastics Federation, the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and  the three centres that host the courses, namely Edinburgh Napier University, London Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester
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