Personal tools

You are here: Home / Training / CDT in Healthcare Innovation / Student Achievements / Public Engagement with Science

Public Engagement with Science

Carlos Arteta

  • Biomedical engineering workshop - cardiovascular system measurements for High schools across Bolton, 2-3 April 2012, at the IBME, Oxford University. Gave seminars about heart sounds to high-school children.

Adam Baker

  • Oxford University Freshers Fair, Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, 3 October 2012. Recruited potential participants for neuroscientific research studies and explained the work being done at the Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity.

Sunali Bhatnagar

  • Nano science in Health Activity Day, STEM, Cheney School, Oxford, 23 January 2012. Spoke to groups of children (14-15yrs) about the applications of nanotechnology in healthcare and medicine.

Calum Crake

  • UNIQ Summer School, Sixth form students from various state schools, Department of Engineering Science, Oxford,12 July 2012. Tutorial teaching for prospective Engineering Science applicants from state school backgrounds.

João Sousa Domingos

  • Biomedical engineering workshop - cardiovascular system measurements for High schools across Bolton, 2-3 April 2012, at the IBME, Oxford University. Year 10 students (14 & 15 yr olds) came to Oxford and experienced maths, physics, materials and engineering activities supported with funding from the Ogden Trust.

Elnaz Gederi

  • Bolton School Outreach, Bolton School, 2-3 April 2012, at the IBME, Oxford University. Presented different workshops on vital signs and their corresponding monitoring devices.
  • Oxford University Open Day, 27 June 2012, Engineering Science Dept., Oxford University, Presented team’s project on neonatal monitoring and encouraged interested high school students to pursue a career in biomedical engineering.

Susan Graham

  • Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) 2 day programme for year 11 (16-17 year olds) girls from around the UK. Gave a presentation on women in engineering and then a practical session on making nanoparticles and how they can be used in medicine.
  • Nanoparticles and the Cardiovascular System, Chipping Norton High School, 16 March 2012. Gave 4 talks and lead the corresponding practical sessions for high school students (13-18 years old) on nanotechnology and the production of gold nanoparticles; and the cardiovascular system and how different devices can be used to take medical readings.
  • The Cardiovascular System, Bolton High School, 2-3 April 2012, IBME, Oxford University, Part of the team that taught small classes of students (14-15 years old) about the cardiovascular system and the advantages and limitations of various medical devices.

Alessandro Guazzi

  • I'm a Scientists Get Me Out of Here imascientist.org.uk (EPSRC) 11 -22 March 2013, a free online event where GCSE and A-Level students get to meet and interact with scientists in a fun way via an online chatting competition system, asking questions about the research scientists are conducting and about science in general.
  • Sleep and the Brain: Science Museum Open Day, Oxford Museum of the History of Science, 13 March 2013. Helping to demonstrate work done at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering in relation to the theme of 'Sleep and the Brain'.
  • Kenya Water Development Project, Smart Water Systems, November 2011-present.

Alistair Johnson

  • CREST Assessments, STEM, Nuffield Students, 7 November 2012, Science Oxford, Judged the independent projects of 6-7 students and assessed the level of independent learning, understanding, and initiative.
  • High school recruitment drive, Dr. John M. Denison Secondary School, 3 April 2012, International Development Department, Oxford. Encouraged high school students, who were interested, to pursue a career in academia.

Lise Loerup

  • 'Objects of Invention' Schools day, Museum of History of Science, 14 March 2013
    Part of a group of University’s Biomedical Engineering researchers group demonstrating novel devices to measure your heart beat, blood pressure and examine the body.
  • 'Time tellers', Museum of History of Science, 31 January 2013: Facilitating object handling (a sun dial) and activities for Year 7 pupils.

Henry Luckhoo

  • OHBA Stall, Oxford University Freshers Fair, Oxford University Students, 4-5 Oct 2012, Oxford University Exam Schools. Promoting Awareness of Neuroscience research at the University and recruiting volunteers for studies.
  • BBC’s Bang Goes The Theory, National Television BBC 4, 5th Sept 2011, Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, Promoting Neurosciense research. A presenter came and underwent a scan doing memory tasks. I was involved in the data analysis and subsequent explanations.

Katia Mandaltsi

  • 'Time tellers', Museum of History of Science, 31 January 2013: Facilitating object handling (a sun dial) and activities for Year 7 pupils.

Mohammad Maraci

  • 'Objects of Invention' Schools day, Museum of History of Science, 14 March 2013
  • 'Objects of Invention' Family day, Museum of History of Science, 9 March 2013
    Part of a group of University’s Biomedical Engineering researchers group demonstrating novel devices to measure your heart beat, blood pressure and examine the body.

Louis Mayaud

  • TV report, France 5, 1 July 2012, Paris, France, Host France 5 TV crew who realized a 4min report on Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) for the “Healthcare magazine”.
  • Report, Libération, March 2012, Paris, France, Host reporter from national newspaper “Libération” who wrote a double-page report.
  • TV report, France 3, January 2012, Paris, France, Host France 3 TV crew for a prime time report on BCIs in Intensive Care Unit.

Rachel Morrison

  • Student supervision, 1 July 2012. Helped Prof. Peter Dobson for a couple of days with the supervision in the lab of a Nuffield bursary student from Magdalen College School at Begbroke Science Park.
  • Slime Workshop, St Nicholas School, 14 March 2012, St Nicholas School, Demonstrated making slime to primary school pupils.

Rachel Myers

  • School outreach, Bolton School, 2-3 April 2012, IBME, Oxford, Introduction of biomedical engineering to pupils and its applications.
  • School outreach, Chipping Norton High School, 16 March 2012, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, Introduction to what engineering is with both a nanoparticle and a biomedical devices practical.

Maxim Osipov

  • High school biomedical introduction, Bolton schools, 1 March 2012, IBME, Introduction into modern healthcare technologies and data analysis methods.
  • Open day, Prospective Oxford students, 1 June 2012, Engineering Department, Demonstration of mobile pulse oximetry diagnostic instrumentation.

Tasos Papastylianou

  • Sleep and the Brain: Science Museum Open Day, Oxford Museum of the History of Science, 16 March 2013. Helping to demonstrate work done at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering in relation to the theme of 'Sleep and the Brain'.

Maria Pikoula

  • Women in Science event - for female high achieving students from all over the UK, STEM, 3 April 2012 , Department of Engineering Science, Oxford. Gave a talk on personal experience in engineering studies, with the aim to encourage female students to study engineering.

Marco Pimentel

  • Oxford University Open Day, Youths (17-18, possible Pre-University candidates), 7-8 June, 2012, Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University. Brief introduction to m-Health. Demonstration of a low-cost blood pressure monitor device which connects to a mobile phone through USB.
  • Biomedical Engineering workshop – Cardiovascular measurement, Students (14 and 15 year olds) from schools across Bolton, 2-3 April, 2012, IBME, Oxford University. Encouraged high school students to pursue a career in academia if they were interested.
  • Oxford University Open Day, Youths (17-18, possible Pre-University candidates), 16 September 2011, Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University. Brief introduction to m-Health. Demonstration of a low-cost blood pressure monitor device which connects to a mobile phone through USB.

Aoife Roebuck

  • Headstart Oxford, 6th form students, 2 July 2012, Thom Building, Oxford, Provided hand-on biomedical activities to encourage 6th formers into technology-based careers.
  • High school engagement, 8 different secondary school students, 2-3 April 2012, IBME, Oxford, Encouraged high school students to pursue a career in biomedical engineering if they were interested.

Sheetal Sanak

  • Materials: Slime, STEM, 14 March 2012, St Nicholas School, Oxford, Ran a fun slime making session to educate students about materials and their origins.
  • Women in Engineering, Women in science, 3 April 2012, Thom Building, A short presentation on studying engineering in Oxford for prospective female undergraduate students.

Mauro Dala Santos

  • Vital Signs monitoring demonstration, Oxford Schools, 2-3 April 2012, IBME. Demonstration of medical devices/technology used to monitor human physiology (blood pressure, heart rate, heart sounds and SpO2).

M Berkan Sesen

  • Departmental Open Days, Engineering Science, Oxford University, 27–28 June 2012, Science Oxford
  • Guardian Activate Summit, July 2010. Demonstrated an online clinical decision support platform.

Lisa Stroux

  • 'Objects of Invention' Schools day, Museum of History of Science, 14 March 2013
    Part of a group of University’s Biomedical Engineering researchers group demonstrating novel devices to measure your heart beat, blood pressure and examine the body.
  • 'Time tellers', Museum of History of Science, 31 January 2013: Facilitating object handling (a sun dial) and activities for Year 7 pupils.

Yee Kai Tee

  • Medtronic lecture, Students and representatives from industry and government, 21/06/2012, Sir Martin Wood Lecture in the Department of Physics, Co-ordinated with the event organizers and liaised with the participants to ensure that the event ran smoothly.

John Christopher Vardakis

  • Hasmonean High School, 19 September 2012, Hendon, London, To outline (in very simple terms) my research, showing the clinical collaborations involved and to talk about the importance of Mathematics and Physics for working in a multidisciplinary research field such as Biomedical Engineering.

Ning Zhang

  • CREST Assessments, STEM, Nuffield Students, 7 November 2012, Science Oxford. Judging the independent projects of 6-7 students and assessing levels of independent learning, understanding, and initiative.
  • School work experience, 4-8 June 2012, Engineering Science Department, Oxford. Introduce programming skills to high school students.
  • Biomedical engineering workshop - cardiovascular system measurements for High schools across Bolton, 2-3 April 2012, at the IBME, Oxford University. Gave seminars about heart sounds to high school children.