Sci-Art session

We have both a Lunch Discussion Panel and a Session at NAM 2023 entitled Astronomy, the Arts and Beyond - Exploring Accessibility, Communication, Interdisciplinarity.

The Lunch Discussion Panel will be held at 13:00-14:00 on Thursday 6th July, in the Sir Stanley Thomas Building, Dual Room 1.26-1.27.

Our Session will be held at 16:00-17:30 on Thursday 6th July, in the Sir Martin Edwards Building, Anatomy E/0.09 Room.


Our lunch discussion panel will critically investigate the ways in which astronomy links with a wide range of disciplines.

Please find our panel speakers listed below.

Andrew Newsam

Osnat Katz 

Eleanor Macdonald

Helen Mason


Our session speakers are listed below, alongside their talk titles

Geraldine Cox (Invited): The Gifts

Jane Clark: A Recent Step Change in Amateur Astrophotography

Helen Mason: SunSpaceArt - the Healing Power of Creativity

Eleanor Macdonald: STEAM as a Rule, Not the Exception - Experiences in Integrating Art into Outreach

Andrew Newsam: The Soniverse: Composing a Universe

Osnat Katz: Spacecraft Matter! Preserving Space Heritage

Edward Gomez: Ada's Adventures in Science: Using Comic Books for Education, Inclusion and Empowerment

The gallery

This image carousel includes some of the work submitted to our gallery. To view the whole gallery along with captions from the artists, please click the View Full Gallery button.

thank you to everyone who submitted art!

session organisers

We'd like to acknowledge the effort made by all of the session organisers to successfully run this session

Soheb Mandhai:

Jake Noel-Storr:

John Paice:

Jenni French:

Kelly Stanford:

Mariam Rashid:

Helen Mason

Emma Wride (AstroCymru)

Daniel Brown

Chris North