Outreach and public engagement brings photonics research to diverse audiences outside academia, from pupils and teachers in schools, to community groups like the Girl Guides and the general public.

We aim to


Increase public understanding of photonics and its vital role in everyday life.


Raise the number of people studying STEM subjects.


Help researchers develop valuable skills, such as communication and project management.

Teaching support

Taking photonics into the community and inspiring people to pursue STEM subjects.

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