LYSC Special Projects

Find out more about the special events for students and teachers run by the L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre.

  • Generating Genius partnership

    Credit: Karen Hatch
  • L'Oréal Young Scientist of the Year 2013 competition

    Credit: Karen Hatch
  • Judges and winners of the L'Oréal Young Scientist of the Year 2013 competition

    Credit: Karen Hatch

Generating Genius

This year the L’Oréal Young Scientist Centre team are delighted to collaborate on a new programme with L’Oréal UK & Ireland and educational charity Generating Genius to give promising A-level science students from disadvantaged backgrounds a real insight into what it is like to be a scientist.

The aim of the four month hands-on programme is to showcase the wealth of exciting careers studying science can lead to and to encourage the students to pursue a science, technology, engineering or mathematics related degree at university.

Click here for more information.

The Ri Unconference

The Ri Unconference is an annual national event where 300 young people aged 16-18 from around the UK have the opportunity to shape the future of science policy and decision making.

The next Ri Unconference will take place on 9 October 2015. Register your school by emailing ysc@ri.ac.uk no later than 2 October 2015.

Find out more about the Ri Unconference.

Big Bang Fair

Since 2010 the L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre has packed up and taken the workshops on the road to the national Big Bang Fair.

At our stand young people (and grown-ups) can make their own lip balms, exploring the principles of solids, liquids and gases, fats and solubility. No two lip balms are ever the same!

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