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Wendy receives an MBE!

We are absolutely DELIGHTED to announce that science made simple‘s founding director, Wendy Sadler, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Wendy started the company in 2002 with a mission to inspire the next generation of

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Video Competition: Making Science Simple!

I weld y dudalen yma yn Gymraeg, cliciwch yma os gwelwch yn dda science made simple, is delighted to announce our first ever science video competition to make science simple! To celebrate our 15th birthday this year, we are inviting you

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Pint of Science Festival, Cardiff 15th – 17th May 2017

Do you have a passion for science?  And a passion for pints?  How do you fancy combining the two? Grab yourself a pint and join world leading researchers from Cardiff University! The UK’s largest science festival, Pint of Science, is

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We have lots of subsidised shows and workshops for primary schools in Wales for 2017!

We are pleased to announce that we have lots of highly subsidised shows and workshops for Primary schools in Wales for 2017! Thanks to funding from the National Science Academy! We have two subsidised projects with funding for Primary schools

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When Emma met Tim Peake

By Emma Wride On Thursday 13th October, Tim Peake flew from Houston to Cardiff to start his 10 day UK post-flight tour. Techniquest were delighted to be the first stop on his tour, inviting members of science centres, universities and even some

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MURFI Rover Trial: UK scientists prepare to drive rovers on Mars

By Leanne Gunn The popularity of science fiction films and books shows us that there is something very exciting about exploring other worlds and planets. For many people this stops at fiction, however, for planetary scientists, like Dr Matthew Balme and

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science made simple swims for CALM

Between 10th September 2016 and 10th December 2016, 14 staff and friends of science made simple swam over 230 miles and raised over £1200 for CALM! We are really proud of this achievement and the funds we have raised for this wonderful

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Light Show in the Sky

By Emma Wride What are the Perseids? The Perseids meteor shower is a spectacular display of shooting stars that occurs annually with the peak of the shower during mid-August. They are known as the Perseids because the radiant (the point

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Engineers, we need you!

The science made simple team are on the lookout for engineers who are willing to be role models for children aged 7-11. Our ‘Who Wants to be a Superhero?’ show features short clips of engineers and scientists who are working on something

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Bend it like Bale…the science of football

by Wendy Sadler You can almost taste the excitement here in Cardiff on the eve of the biggest football event in Wales since, well, pretty much ever! Probably the last thing on the players mind is swotting up on their

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