Asteroids and Space Debris: Space for Education

Thursday, 7th May 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Registration from 9:45 am

This event aims to engage with policy makers and education professionals to address ways of introducing cutting edge science into classrooms to encourage students to take up STEM subjects in higher education. Stardust will train the next generation of space experts and a keynote presentation will highlight the exciting nature of this research area and its potential to engage and thrill young student audiences.  A further presentation will demonstrate how this research can be effectively relayed to capture the imaginations of young students, and channel their enthusiasm into a thirst for knowledge and further education.

Keynote speakers will include Professor Massimiliano Vasile who leads this research at the University of Strathclyde.

Registration will take place from 9.45am and the event starts at 10.00am.

Who should attend?

  • Government and local council education officers

  • Teachers

  • Curriculum for Excellence representatives

Benefits of attending

  • Re-engage students with STEM subjects by highlighting the exciting relevance of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

  • Find out about websites that can be used in a classroom setting to deliver these subjects.

  • Gain access to cutting edge science research and teaching materials.




Peter McGinty
phone +44 (0)141 574 5168
Massimiliano Vasile
phone +44 (0)141 548 2326

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