17 June 2024

Wow! I have a brain!

This was a statement we heard quite alot at The Great Exhibition Road Festival 2024, which took place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16  of June.  It was a brilliant event.  On both days, the students shared their research findings with members of the public. They were confident, clear, enthusiastic,…

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13 June 2024

Beta cells work together like a football team! Well, who'd have thought it?!

On Wednesday 12 June, Dr Lydia Daniels-Gatward came to speak to the Year 9, sets 1-3. Science Core Elective students on Diabetes. 

Dr Daniels-Gatward, is a Postdoc. who works on the sex differences in Diabetes, at Kings College London, University of London.  

Things that Dr Daniels-Gatward…

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20 May 2024

Imperial College 2024

Wow! So this is what it is like to be an Undergraduate student at University.  

On Friday 17 May, the Elite Scientists visited Imperial College to present their findings of their project "The effect of various activities on the brainwave patterns of Year 7-9 students”. They elicited a lot of…

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8 May 2024

Ouch! Taking Cerebrospinal Fluid sounds too painful

On Tuesday 7 May, Dr Iryna Benilova and Mrs. Huda Al-Doujaily and Miss Tatiana Jakubcova, came from University College, London to do the second workshop on  the brain. It was very interesting! The workshop kicked off with a brilliant talk by Dr. Iryna Benilova, on Alzheimer's disease, Prion…

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24 April 2024

Some people can only see half their dinner plate!

What is Mad Cow disease?!

On Tuesday 23 of April, 2 wonderful scientists came from University College, of the University of London, to give talks on their brain research, and their personal science journey. They talked about different topics such as firing of Neutones, EEG…

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17 January 2024

Myndband brainsets

"Analyse This!"

This was the main activity that the Elite Scientists did  

on Tuesday 16 January.  After weeks of data collection using the Myndband brainsets, the Elite Scientists could finally start analysing their data using Myndplayer Pro Software.   Dr Iryna  Benilova, came to be…

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19 December 2023

Article 19 Dec 23

"Shhhhhh! We are doing a quiz"

 

This was one of the activities that the Elite Scientists had to do whilst wearing their Mydband EEG headset.  

On Tuesday 19 December, Dr Iryna  Benilova, came to be with the Elite Scientists, to help them  continue to collecti data for their project: "…

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7 December 2023

Go get that Ping Pong ball!

On Tuesday 5 of December, Dr Iryna  Benilova, came to be with the Elite Scientists, to help them pair  their Myndband headsets, with their computers, so that they could continue collecting data for their project: " The Effect of various activities on the Brainwave Patterns of students".  The…

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27 November 2023

Article 27 November 2023

Is it paired yet?

 

This was the common question asked 

on Tuesday 27th of November, when Dr Iryna  Benilova, came to be with the Elite Scientists, to help them  pair  their Myndband headsets, with their computers, so that they could start their project: " The Effect of various activities…

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11 October 2023

Meteor Shower Article 2022

First it was clear, then it was cloudy!

On Friday 11th of November, we had the Taurid meteor shower watch on the AstroTurf, at William Perkin. It was set to be a clear night, so that we could see lots of meteors, however it ended up being cloudy with a few gaps in the cloud. We saw Mars and…

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5 May 2023

Founders Day to Celebrate Chemical Attractions!

Founders Day has been another huge success this year. William Perkin, Church of England. High school is now 10 years old, and as Founders Day suggests, is the day that our school was founded.

The day was full of lots of different activities, run by various scientists , from different…

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3 May 2023

Some people can only see half of their dinner plate!!

On Tuesday 25th of April, 4 wonderful scientists came from University College, of the University of London, to give talks on their brain research, and their personal science journey. The varying scientists talked about different topics such as Alzheimer's, short-term memory, chips (not potato !)…

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