Friction at Science Week in Lydgate Junior School, Sheffield

Sheffield researchers from the Friction Programme Grant Roger Lewis and Raman Maiti ran a friction outreach event at Lydgate Junior School in Sheffield as part of the schools Science Week.

Roger talked to all 4 year groups at the school (120 pupils) about the causes of friction and why it’s important to understand it. This was accompanied by some fun practical demonstrations of friction to the students.

Friction: The Tribology Enigma is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, under grant no. EP/R001766/1