Department of Chemistry celebrates first Family Fun Day

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On the afternoon of Friday 25th August 100 members of the department’s community enjoyed its first family fun day held in Victoria Park.

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Departmental staff, students and their families brought along food and drink to a picnic in the park as part of the event. There was also liquid nitrogen ice-cream, made by PhD students, science experiments, ball games, badminton, cricket and tennis for all the family to enjoy.

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Thanks go to the members of the Athena SWAN committee for organising the event. This is part of a Departmental strategy to improve the work/life balance for members and staff and builds on our recent success in the Athena SWAN silver award. Thanks also go to all department members who helped to make the event successful, whether by bringing along food and/or family members. It was a great event which celebrated the diversity of staff working in the Chemistry department and enabled students and staff to socialise together in a relaxed, family-friendly environment.

Please see below more photos from the day.

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