Barbara Grundy

Consultant in university outreach

Starting originally as a primary school teacher, Barbara has worked at every level of education including 28 years at an FE college in Bolton. Moving on to become Head of Widening Participation at the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences at the University of Manchester, Barbara was able to create a wide network of physics connections in the area.

Barbara first became involved with the Trust in 2004, setting up the Manchester Ogden PhD Teaching Fellowship. From 2008, she worked on the development of the partnership programme in the North West. Barbara’s responsibility now lies with the Ogden Science Officers, supporting them in their outreach activity on behalf of The Ogden Trust.