CA S E S T U D I E S O F 2 0 1 9 - 2 0 C P E P ROJ ECTS
MIDDLE OF SCOTLAND
SCIENCE FESTIVAL (MOSSFEST)
WHAT:MoSSFest 19 (Middle
of Scotland Science Festival).
CPE coordinated GCU’s contribution
on behalf of the GCU STEM network.
WHERE & WHEN: Sunday 6th October
2019 at Mugdock County Park in the
West of Glasgow.
WHY:Reach new audiences with
research and in particular a targeted
audience of families, people who like
the outdoors and pet owners.
WHO: Partners, University of Glasgow
and facilitators, Dr Paul Baker, SHLS Life
Sciences and Dr George Loumakis,
SCEBE Engineering supported by two
OUTPUTS:Two stands at the event:
Tick Awareness including distribution of
tick removal tools to dog owners and 3D
Tick Art and Renewable Energy Physics.
Volunteers engaged with around 150
people across the two stands on the day
and a new audience in the West
OUTCOMES: This was the frst year
GCU STEM had been part of the event
with activities originally run at GCU’s
Community Science Day 2019, taking
them to a wider audience. One of the
student volunteers applied and became
a GCU Student Mentor and developed
and delivered Engineering content for
their S2 Think Ahead event in February
2020. The other student volunteer Ellie
Logan who is an Event Management
student had been working with Susan
during 2018-19 to run Glasgow Science
Festival events and supported other CPE
events gaining a lot of experience. Ellie is
also now a student mentor.
3D Tick art at MOSSFEST, October 2019.
CPE IMPACT GOALS:
2. Community Engaged Learning;
3.Engaged Research;5. Visible Engagement.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS:
4. Quality Education;
7. Afordable and Clean Energy.
LINKS:2018 Mossfest Video (video of the previous year but is
a good visual representation of this event).
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