Posts Tagged: outreach


Build Day 8 Video Now Live


05 February 2018

After months of tweaking edits, the video detailing Build Day 8 is now live and available to watch. This was a pivotal day, as it’s the day that the dish was finally mounted to the telescope. If you’d like to read more about the build day you can find a post about it here.  

XRT-C Frequently Asked Questions #1


14 January 2015

Last year was a great year for the XRT-C project. We finally found a home for our telescope, secured enough funding to keep the project running and got some of the components bought and ordered in preparation for construction later this year. While attending outreach events, there’s been nothing we enjoy more than interacting with…READ MORE

IOP Festival of Physics 2014


01 December 2014

  On Saturday the 22nd of November XRT-C took part in the IOP Physics festival here at Exeter University. Various members from our Outreach, Press and Publicity and Science teams were at our stall raising awareness for our project. Throughout the day we spoke to many interested members of the public about the project, also…READ MORE

Sidmouth Science Festival 2014


31 October 2014

On Saturday 18th October a few other XRT-C members and I went to Sidmouth to participate in a local science fair. While talking to interested people about our project, we decorated biscuits with icing to look like various galaxies. We wanted to raise awareness of our project and needless to say, the pretty pictures and…READ MORE

The Science Hour on XpressionFM


25 March 2014

This week on The Science Hour on Xpression FM, XRT-S project leader Damian Rumble and Science team leader Ben Drummond, join Gareth and Hannah in the studio to discuss the project.   You can listen live http://www.xpressionfm.info and send in your questions.

Information to you: outreach and promotion of the project


18 March 2014

It is always a challenge to get the balance right between too much and too little information when designing a poster or any promotional material for a project or idea. The outreach team have been busy with a number of different activities where this balance becomes very important. This website is an example of a place…READ MORE