The Discovery Society has been established as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, to give students at The Bewdley School the opportunity to involve themselves in exploration and scientific research. These opportunities are above and beyond normal curriculum experience, giving students access to a range of organisations and opportunities.

Throughout the Spring Term we are running a series of lectures, these lectures are free to attend and are open to both students and members of the public.

Spring Lectures – 

Geological Inspirations in Textile Art – Thursday 5 March 2020

To show how the geology of AMH Geopark can be used as inspiration for Textile Art: to produce painted and stitched panels, mixed media art boards and sampling sketchbooks. The textiles were created for displays at Bewdley Museum, Wyre Forest Visitor Centre and Severn Valley Country Park, as part of the annual Geofest programme of events.

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Living Ice (glacial microbial ecology) – Thursday 12 March 2020 – CANCELLED 

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances the Living Ice (glacial microbial ecologist) lecture, due to take place on Thursday 12 March has been cancelled, we apologies for any  inconvenience caused.

Forensic Biology behind the scenes – Thursday 19 March 2020

Covering elements of “a day in the life of” as well as some case examples to demonstrate how biological evidence can be used to help the Crown Prosecution Service and the wider community.

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In the company of penguins – Thursday 2 April 2020

Marion Island is a small, remote island in the sub-Antarctic that is home to large numbers of penguins, albatrosses and other seabirds as well as fur seals and elephant seals. This talk will describe the island, its wildlife and some of the research I was involved with during my time on the island.

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