Project Description

Science activites at the event included; Cricket Speed Superstar, Visible and Invisible Water Pollution, Health based Games & Apps, Renewable Energy Physics, Heat Energy from Air Resources, Avatars and 3D Social Virtual Worlds (Second Life), Antibiotic Resistance & Hand Hygiene, Build your own Virus, 3D Scanning of the Gorbals Cross Fountain, Optometry, The Human Arm, Sustainable Food and Memory Matters

Project Aims

GCU Community/Citizen Science Day is a key project in the engagement and outreach projects delivered by around 40 student and staff volunteers from across university GCU STEM network and community partner volunteers.  Each year as part of a wider collaboration with Glasgow Science Festival, GCU take their research and researchers to community venues in different areas of the city to enthuse and inspire hundreds of families about science. 

GCU School:
School of Health and Life Sciences,School of Engineering and Built Environment,Outreach and Community Engagement
Project Location:
The Barn, The Gorbals, Glasgow
Project budget: N/A
Project with: Crossroads Youth and Community Association
Timespan of involvement: 2 days
Other supporters: Gorbals Housing Association, MacTaggart Construction, Baxter Storey, Cricket Scotland, Link up Gorbals and the Institute of Physics Scotland
Number of GCU Students: 0
Number of GCU Staff: 40