University of Bath

Dr Andrew Ross Science Outreach Manager

As a member of the Widening Participation office, Andrew organises a programme of science outreach for primary and secondary schools.

Role

Andrew is the Science Outreach Manager in the Widening Participation Office. Through a programme of science outreach for primary and secondary schools, he works with under-represented students to encourage and support them to consider higher education as an option.

His work includes project managing Bath Taps into Science Festival and running activities for primary schools.

Andrew is a keen science communicator and is driven to support young children to engage with science and engineering. He has given many demonstration talks to schools and parents based on his world record set in 2010 where he set the record for the fastest time to make 1L of ice cream in 10.34 seconds.

Andrew works closely with:

  • Local Schools
  • Parents
  • Academics
  • Other professional services at the University of Bath

Related posts

  • Member of UK Science Festival Network

Publications

View a list of books and publications by Andrew Ross

Career

Andrew has been in science outreach since his PhD in Sheffield. He managed the outreach programme in the Department of Chemistry at The University of Sheffield before moving to Bristol to take up a science communication and Head of Chemistry role at Explorer Dome. He moved to Bath in 2013 and has held a number of roles within the Widening Participation Office.

Education

  • Prince2 Project Management Practitioner (2017)
  • PhD, Chemistry, The University of Sheffield (2007-2011)
  • MChem, Chemistry with a year in industry, The University of Sheffield (2003-2007)