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Conker Tree Science

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Conker Tree Science is a hypothesis-led citizen science project which engaged around 8,000 people with a pressing ecological problem of an invasive moth species affecting the UKs conker tree population.

Bright Club

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Bright Club provides an enjoyable first-step into public engagement for students and staff, bringing together a cross-disciplinary group of researchers and giving them a space to share their research with each other and an informal, interested audience.

Manchester Leadership Programme

An academically accredited programme to produce leaders of the future, and help the integration of the university within its community.

London Student Volunteers Fortnight

In 2009 nine London universities came together with multiple community organisations and schools to coordinate a broad range of volunteering events and programmes across London, a pilot which has developed into an annual event.

Kairos, Working Women Together (WWT)

Kairos WWT is a small organisation that recruits female-only volunteers to meet and offer friendship to women working on the street. They work with Warwick Volunteers to offer a wide range of volunteering experiences to Warwick students.

Garden Share Feasibility Study

Student volunteers from the University of Bath led a feasibility study into the use of student gardens as allotments for local residents in the Oldfield Park area of the city.

Double You

Working with community organisations and with sports clubs and societies of Warwick Students' Union to develop community volunteering projects based around their activities. The aim was to promote a change in the approach to volunteering within Warwick Volunteers.

Research on Show

The Museum of English Rural Life seeks to capitalise on the expertise of the wider research community to give its temporary exhibitions increased relevance and depth.

Naming Nature

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery and several science partners in the city joined together to develop interactive activities for visiting schools for National Science and Engineering Week.