Professor William Powrie, Dean of the University's Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, said: "I really hope that these events spark enthusiasm and prove influential in persuading many of the children to choose science or engineering as a career."
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The morning sunshine will be replaced by more cloud and perhaps a little rain later.
Cloud and occasional light rain or drizzle spreads eastwards through the morning.
A sunny evening followed by a dry night with largely clear skies.