Quota Studentships

Lead Research Organisation: University of Manchester
Department Name: Earth Atmospheric and Env Sciences

Abstract

Doctoral Training Partnerships: a range of postgraduate training is funded by the Research Councils. For information on current funding routes, see the common terminology at www.rcuk.ac.uk/StudentshipTerminology. Training grants may be to one organisation or to a consortia of research organisations. This portal will show the lead organisation only.

Publications

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Description Blog 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact A blog was set up in which current STFC PhD students are encouraged to describe and discuss their work to disseminate it to the public.

Request for use of our published material on other science blogs
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description CREST ambassadors 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Public and school children participation in 'Moonwatch' activities at Jodrell Bank. Generated great interest in handling lunar and meteorite samples from members of the public.

Follow up partipation in future events.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010,2011
 
Description Course for Industry 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 60 members of industry and Universities in the North-West attended a short course and discussion meeting on inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

Strengthened links between University blue skies research and local industry
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Courses for the Public 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact General courses to the public on introductions to the sciences run by the University

Public members who have joined astronomical societies
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013
 
Description Day schools 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Approx 50 pupils attended a day school run by members of the research group to give a hands on introduction to space science

Repeat events and follow-up
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013
 
Description Local Radio Interviews 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Local radio interviews describing research

Repeated request for subsequent interviews
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013
 
Description MS@Manchester 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Supporters
Results and Impact Contributor to MS@Manchester, an umbrella organisation to foster interaction between University research and UK industry

High profile one day meetings with sponsorship and participation from industry
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013
 
Description Meet the Scientist 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Participation by large numbers of people to 'Meet the Scientist' and look at meteorite and lunar samples

repeated requests for futher participation
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013
 
Description Public Lectures 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Numerous public lectures (approx 30 in 6 years) by many different meembes of the research group to amateur Astronomical Societies, science festivals, schools etc

Greater public and school child awareness of research area
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013
 
Description STEM Ambassadors 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 6 group members are STEM Ambassadors taking part in outreach events such as 'Meet the Scientist'

request for repeat events
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013
 
Description Stargazing Live 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Put on demonstrations and engagement activities for the public and school children as part of the BBC Stargazing Live series of programmes

Engagement with the public
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013