February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.

 

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Roma Agrawal MBE is a structural engineer and author. She is best known for her work on The Shard, the tallest tower in the UK, and her book Built which was published in 2018. Roma is an advocate for STEM careers and writes, presents, and appears on television with the aim of inspiring young people. ...

Dr Verity Jones is an educational researcher at the University of the West of England, Bristol and is the co-author of the online course:  Who Made My Clothes? She is presently working with The Global Goals Centre and undertaking international research with children about what they think is important to think about regarding the clothing supply chain. ...

Jeff Forshaw is a Potential Plus UK Ambassador and a Professor of Physics at the University of Manchester. He has co-authored three popular science books with Brian Cox (Universal, The Quantum Universe and Why Does E=mc²?), and co-authored a collection of TEDStudies support materials on particle physics called Physics – the Edge of Knowledge....

Maths educator Bobby Seagull is a Potential Plus UK Ambassador.  Co-presenter of the podcast @MathsAppeal, and of the BBC TV Series Monkman & Seagull’s Genius Guide to Great Britain he is also author of The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers and co-author of The Monkman & Seagull Quiz Book, as well as a regular contributor to Radio Four’s PuzzleForToday and a columnist for the Financial Times. Before moving into education, he was an investment banking trader at Lehman Brothers and Nomura and is a qualified Chartered Accountant from PwC. Bobby is a national Library Champion and an ambassador for the charity National Numeracy, as well as co-founder of the social enterprise OxFizz....