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Connecting science with people


SAW uses practical experiments in the classroom alongside striking photographs of science in action to stimulate writing and art. Children and adults alike become excited and engaged by science, and amazed at its creativity.

Being involved in a SAW workshop has proved excellent training for young scientists and a fantastic re-invigorator for experienced practitioners. See what previous participants have said.

We’re interested in hearing from scientists who would like to be involved. Please email us your CV if you would like to take part.

Scientific articles about SAW

Find out more about SAW in the following articles:

PLoS Biology – Breaking down barriers between science and art

Current Science – SAW: A meeting place

A passion for science

Professor Anne Osbourn, SAW founderSAW founder Anne Osbourn is a practising scientist – currently Associate Research Director and Institute Strategic Programme Leader, Plant and Microbial Metabolism at the John Innes Centre in Norwich. She has an international reputation for her work on plants and plant diseases.

She is an ardent advocate of science and scientists engaging more fully with society. Her passion is inspiring children about science, and she is fascinated by the processes of creativity and exploration that underpin both scientific and artistic endeavour.