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NUAGE: Involving older people in teaching for undergraduates

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Newcastle Ageing Generations Education (NUAGE) is a module offering multi-disciplinary teaching about ageing, in its broadest context. The NUAGE curriculum was developed in collaboration with students and a team of older people to outline both the pertinent challenges facing an ageing society, and the positive aspects of ageing.

A-level Science Masterclasses

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The masterclass series brought 30 A-level biology students together for a series of lectures and discussions introducing the students to the topic of global food security. This project was lead by the University of Cambridge.

Careers With Plants Day

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This case study outlines the planning and evaluation of a plant science and horticulture careers day aimed at Year 9 pupils. The project was organised in partnership between the Sainsbury Laboratory and Cambrudge University Botanic Garden.

IntoBiology website

IntoBiology website
This case study explores the creation of the IntoBiology website, supporting A-level and Advanced Highers students in their extended projects in science. The project was lead by Gatsby Plant Science in partnership with the University of Cambridge.

Coral: Something rich and strange

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Coral: Something Rich and Strange is an exhibition, public programme and community engagement project based on Dr Marion Endt-Jones, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in Art History and Visual Studies at the University of Manchester three-year research project 'A Cultural History of Coral, c. 1850-2010'.

Communicating partnership: Participatory design with young people

This case study describes how the Open University hosted SUPI used a participatory design approach to explore perceptions of school-university partnerships held by young people and university researchers, and to develop information resources for schools and researchers that communicate the values underpinning SUPI.