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11:00 - 17:00 29 June 2013

MRC Centenary Science Fair


UCL Main Campus | Wilkins Building and MRC LMCB (link Map)
Gower Street | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Open

In 2013 the Medical Research Council (MRC) celebrates it's centennial year. On Saturday 29th of June at University College London, MRC funded research units and centres will hold a Science Fair. This will be a family fun day for all ages and will include lab tours, talks, hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations and games. There will be stalls and exhibits, and a treasure hunt for younger visitors.

Some of the activities planned include:

  • The Centre for Medical Molecular Virology will run fun, hands-on science workshops
  • The Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing will exhibit research findings about the National Survey of Health and Development
  • Students from the Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology will show what it's like to work in a lab with interactive presentations and demonstrations
  • The MRC fellows at UCL will give a series of talks aimed at the general public highlighting the biomedical research funded by the MRC


Rachel Hamilton
+44 (0)20 7679 7806 | rachel.hamilton@ucl.ac.uk


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