UBD, UEA Collaboration Brings Kitchen Chemistry To Students

Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) hosted the “Kitchen Chemistry” science show on 25th January 2023.

Award winning science communicator from the University of East Anglia (UEA), Professor Stephen Ashworth performed the show at the Pro Chancellor Arts Centre, UBD. Professor Ashworth has many years of experience engaging audiences in the United Kingdom and internationally. In addition to Professor Ashworth, the team consists of Associate Professor Dr Sue Matthews, UEA; Assistant Professor Dr Roslinawati Mohd Roslan, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education (SHBIE), UBD; and Associate Professor Dr Masitah Shahrill, Teacher Educator from SHBIE, UBD.

In the spectacular show, he aims to inspire new generations of scientists by demonstrating chemistry in action using familiar, everyday material and unsophisticated equipment. The show was made available to members of the public, particularly students of all ages. “Kitchen Chemistry” is part of a British Council-funded collaboration between UBD and UEA.

UBD and UEA recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote cooperation, discussions and academic relations. In addition to collaboration on joint research projects, the two universities look forward to the exchange of students and academic staff.

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