Besides developing the project, our team is also working on multiple outreach programmes.
Recent Outreach Activities
Undergraduate Open Day – 7th of July 2018. During an Open Day at the University of Sheffield, Project SunbYte had a chance to talk to the prospective students and show them how tracking of the Sun works. We hope many of them became interested in our project and our university!
The Technology Enhanced Learning Festival – 28th of June. 2018. Over 300 delegates, many of whom are academic lecturers at the University, attended this event, where Team SunbYte showcased its experiment. The event was designed to help academic and teaching staff make the most of technology to enrich learning and teaching.
Pint of Science 2018 – 16th of May 2018. The main objective was to inspire the next generation of Space Engineers through holding this event, as well as the promotion of space studies in aerospace engineering courses across the country. Team Sunbyte shared the experience of work with ESA and IET to engage students to participate in space-related projects. The Pint of Science event was held in a local pub in Sheffield.
Ideas Bazaar, Firth Court, The University of Sheffield, 13 September 2017
The Diamond, Open Day, The University of Sheffield, 09 September 2017
SunbYte did a presentation during Faculty of Engineering, Sheffield University open day, Diamond, Sheffield, 08 July 2017
SunbYte presentation at National Astronomy Meeting, Hull, 02-06 July 2017
Pint of Science, 17th May 2017
In cooperation with Women In Engineering, we will be working alongside the organisation to inspire children in local schools to enter STEM fields of education.
In collaboration with the Student Union’s Space Society, we are also running various communication initiatives to learning among its members, sponsors and other local astronomy groups, such as the Sheffield Astronomical Society.
We will also be participating in large-scale events such as the Sheffield Festival of Science and Engineering, Sheffield Festival of the Mind and The Mobile University.
In The Media
Our project is receiving worldwide media attention.
SunbYte video outreach I (The telescope)
We were telling Phil White of BBC Humberside Radio about SunbYte today on the last day of the National Astronomy Meeting at the University of Hull!
Our interview takes place around 35:30 into the show:http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p056b0jd
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