UK Research and Innovation:
Science and Technologies Facilities Council (UKRI STFC)
UKRI works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish across the UK. STFC is part of UKRI and is responsible for funding UK research in the areas of particle physics, nuclear physics, space science and astronomy.
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston was founded in 1828 and has grown into one of the UK’s largest universities with a staff and student community approaching 38,000. As a truly global institution, UCLan’s student body includes 120 nationalities and its partnership network extends to 125 countries. In particular, UCLan’s Jeremiah Horrocks Institute for Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy pursues research into the astrophysics of planets, stars, galaxies and the Universe through a wide range of international ground-based and space-based observatories.
UCLan Publishing has a very different approach to publishing books! We are a trade, independent publisher based in Preston, Lancashire, striving continually to produce the best children’s books in every genre from Early Years to Young Adult. We’re 100% dedicated to putting Northern Publishing on the map, and our events team work closely with Lancashire Libraries, local schools and other Publishers to create truly unique events, the Northern YA Literary Festival being one of them!
Cameron Grant took his own life aged 21 after a silent 7-year struggle with depression. In his name, Cameron Grant Memorial Trust works to encourage all in mental distress, and especially young people, to speak up and ask for help; there is always someone you can talk to. The Trust creates and distributes physical signposts – Cameron’s Coasters, Cards, Postcards & Water Bottles – to highlight the help available such as the CAM Support Messenger: text CAM to 85258 for confidential, free support at any time of day or night.
The University of Central Lancashire’s e-learning developers in the the TELT team have helped in creating the website, resources and other multimedia materials used for marketing the book.
The TELT eLearning Development Team work with staff on projects to create online content. The team comprises a range of expertise (e.g. Project Coordinator, Graphic Designer, eLearning Developer, Video and Animation) which can be drawn upon depending on the requirements of the project, and will work collaboratively with a dedicated subject matter expert to create interactive, media rich eLearning.