School’s science cafe

PUBLISHED: 11:59 03 August 2010 | UPDATED: 11:59 03 August 2010

Science Cafe,  Gordano school , Portishead  with  Dr Nigel Savery from  Bristol  University.

Science Cafe, Gordano school , Portishead with Dr Nigel Savery from Bristol University.

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AN after school science cafe in Portishead gave students the opportunity to explore topics of interest.

AN after school science cafe in Portishead gave students the opportunity to explore topics of interest.

Gordano School pupils in years nine and 10 enjoyed a thought-provoking talk about synthetic biology by Nigel Savery, a biochemist from the University of Bristol, before taking part in an open forum.

Subjects discussed ranged from ethical issues within the industry to more practical discussions about how to follow a career in scientific research.

The event was organised as part of Gordano’s provision for Gifted and Talented students, along with the North Somerset Independent State School Partnership (ISSP).


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