Daresbury Open Week | Open Day

Date: Saturday 09 July 2016


Ever wondered what happens at an International Science Laboratory?

Well, here’s your chance to find out!

Sci-Tech Daresbury Campus will open its doors for children and adults of all ages to explore some of the World’s most spectacular and powerful science experiments.

The Open Day is your chance to get up-close and personal to world changing science. Attendees will have the chance to visit one of the VEC's Virtual Laboratories to find out how Virtual Reality technology is being used by business...by changing a virtual wheel in our Wheel-Change Challenge! 

In addition guests will have the chance to peek behind the scenes of ALICE—a particle acceleratorthat offers the prospect of new cancer treatments, SuperSTEM—one of the world’s highest resolution electron microscopes, the Hartree Centre—a high performance computer centre and some BIG TELESCOPES.  There will be interactive and hands-on activities running constantly throughout the day to ensure all the family are engaging with Science up Close! 

The event is free to attend, but registration is encouraged- find out more here