Katherine Leech

University of York

Outreach Officer, Department of Physics 

Katherine works with schools and the general public across North Yorkshire to inspire and excite children and adults alike about the wonders of physics. She organises and delivers activities for school groups of all ages, particularly working with primary schools through her role as a Space Ambassador for the European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO-UK).

Prior to becoming an Ogden Science Officer, Katherine was a secondary physics teacher for nine years. She puts her skills to good use to support teachers and provide fun-filled activities to both engage students with the curriculum and challenge them to take their learning further.