Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Dr Hal real?
2. What different Dr Hal's Trumps games are available?
3. As a teacher I need to know that the games are educationally sound - how do I know this?
4. Are Dr Hal's Trumps Recyclable?
5. Do you do any offers for teachers?
6. Can I get in touch with Dr Hal with my science question?



Yes - Dr Hal is 'Dr Hal' Sosabowski, a Principal Lecturer in Chemistry at the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences at the University of Brighton. He teaches chemistry to undergraduates and also tours the country doing his Bigger Bang! Science show which is a live chemistry show.

At the minute its Dr Hal's Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Recycling Trumps. We are looking to bring out about 8 new titles a year; on the agenda is Dr Hal's Music, Geography, Famous Inventions, English and History Trumps.

All the Dr Hal's Trumps games are researched by experts in the field, normally lecturers from Universities or researchers from accredited Laboratories around the UK. Each pack will say who has done the research and normally have some accrediting organisation, for example Dr Hal's Biology Trumps were researched by a scientist from the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, who also accredited the game which is why their logo appears on the pack.

Of course! Both the cards and the box are 100% recyclable. Moreover - they are printed on 100% recycled card. We take our environmental responsibilities very seriously, and our printers, Richard Edward Ltd were selected because of their reliability and their green credentials. They are certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council and have been awarded the Green Leaf Logo.

Yes - have a look at our teachers page for details.

Yes! Dr Hal is happy to answer emails; contact Dr Hal with your question