Outreach

Helen Mason
RAS Annie Maunder Medal for Outreach, 2018 Helen Mason has a passion for studying the Sun, which she loves to share with everyone - students, school children, the public, indeed anyone who will listen, even at music festivals like SolarSphere and…
Rishi Mistry
I completed my MSci at Imperial College London in Physics. I had not previously considered doing a PhD but in my final year I worked on data from the Cassini satellite and found the research really interesting, and decided that spending a few more…
Angela Bentley
Head of Department: Earth Sciences Head of Subject: Geography Patrick Moore Medal 2019 – for Outstanding Contribution to Education I have been teaching in schools and sixth form colleges since my mid-twenties and have been at Aquinas 6th College…
Baojiu Li
Prof. Baojiu Li was awarded the RAS Fowler (A) Award in 2019, the Winton Capital Prize in 2013 and the Michael Penston Thesis Prize in 2010. He received his BSc degree from Tsinghua University, China in 2004, MPhys from the Chinese University of…
Affelia Wibisono
I'm Affelia Wibisono, a PhD Student at Mullard Space Science Laboratory and I recently received the Rishbeth Prize for Best Student Talk at NAM 2019. I completed my MSci Physics degree at Royal Holloway, University of London and went on to have a…
Matt Taylor
My name is Matt Taylor, I work for the European Space Agency as a Project Scientist in the Directorate of Science. I was honoured to be awarded the RAS 2018 Service Award for Geophysics, for my work with the ESA Rosetta mission to a comet. A…
An astronomer showing a child where to look through a telescope; using the eyepiece.
Scopes4SEN is a registered charity located in Tissington, Derbyshire. They work to provide free telescopes and other astronomy tools and materials for special educational needs schools and hospitals around the UK. They would be happy to hear from…
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    SSVI activity with students in Belgium. Credit: SSVI The Belgian initiative Sterren Schitteren voor Iedereen (SSVI) and Universe Awareness (UNAWE) are giving away 10 Bresser Refractor telescopes signed by astronauts to support astronomy…
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  Fun Palaces 2018 event - Make Space! @RAS Free and open to all! Come and Make Space! with us at the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), a Fun Palaces event of 2018, where we will don our space hats and contemplate comets, make Moon craters and…
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This  resource  pack  includes  a collection of websites,  documents  and  activities  to  help  young  astronomers  and  leaders  of  STEM  clubs  and  extra-curricular  groups  to  gain  experience  and  knowledge  of  aspects  of  astronomy,  …