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Research Skills – KS5 (Science or Humanities focus)
Expand your students' research skills.Work with a PhD researcher from the University of Manchester to explore how museum objects contribute to research. Students will interrogate the research process and develop their own research plan in response to our collection.

PCR - KS5 (Science)
Polymerase Chain Reaction? Extract, amplify and analyse DNA, and explore the ethical issues associated with the manipulation of  DNA/


Engage with the Experts Study Days

How can subject knowledge translate into cutting edge research? Interact with researchers and experts from the University of Manchester and Manchester Museum to explore the reality of research.

A Sustainable World? - AS/A2 (Biology, General Studies, Geography, English, Economics, Business Studies)

Through a series of talks from current researchers on the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability, gain insights into the challenges that our world is facing and devise a sustainability marketing campaign.

Frogs and Physics - AS/A2 (Biology and Physics)
Get first-hand experience of working with our live animal collection with Manchester Museum’s Curator of Herpetology and conduct scientific measurements using research equipment in the Photon Science Institute to uncover how research can aid wildlife conservation.




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