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Friday 14 June 2019

A World of Science

  • Suitable for: Pre-booked educational groups, families and local community
  • Date: Friday 14 June 12:00-15:00
  • Venue: MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, 5 Little France Drive, Edinburgh EH16 4UU
  • Description: A celebration of our culturally diverse scientific and local communities. We invite school pupils, their families and the local community to a science garden party. There will be food, games and the opportunity to be paired with scientists who speak the first language of the guests.
  • Additional details: Booking required
  • Organisers: MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Preserving Future Fertility - A School Event

  • Suitable for: Pre-booked educational groups - pupils/students/teachers
  • Date: Tuesday 18 June 13:00-15:30
  • Venue: The Undergraduate Teaching Room, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH164SB and our laboratories
  • Description: MRC Centre for Reproductive Health will welcome budding young scientists aged 16-18 years old to take part in some exciting experience in our research labs as well as interactive science-based workstations and games, whilst learning more about one of our research topics, Fertility Preservation.
  • Additional details: Pre-booked, more information is on the MRC CRH website
  • Organisers: MRC Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh

Shining a Light on Genetic Disease

  • Suitable for: Pre-booked patients/carers and their families/patient groups
  • Date: Tuesday 18 June 18:00-20:00
  • Venue: MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM),  University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital Campus, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
  • Description: Patients and families are at the heart of IGMM research. Families affected by genetic conditions rely on research to understand their condition and improve their health and quality of life. Hear from our researchers, co-presenting with inspiring patient advocates, as they share their stories.
  • Additional details: Booking required, visit Eventbrite to book
  • Organisers: MRC Human Genetics Unit at the University of Edinburgh, MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Science Insights - New Insights

  • Suitable for: Young people who attended a one-week work experience programme called Science Insights
  • Date: Wednesday 19 June 14:00-16:30
  • Venue: 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9JU
  • Description: Science Insights - New Insights will bring enthusiastic young people who experienced the one week Science Insights work experience programme together with MRC-funded researchers to share their progress since participating in the programme, as a school pupil or a scientist.
  • Additional details: Invitation only
  • Organisers: MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh

Supercytes - Teacher Training Workshop

  • Suitable for: Pre-booked educational groups - pupils/students/teachers
  • Date: Wednesday 19 June 16:00-18:00
  • Venue: QMRI, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ
  • Description: Interactive workshop, training school teachers to use “Supercytes – the immune cell standoff”- a game-based educational pack designed to introduce immunology, inflammation, and infectious disease biology in a lively and entertaining manner.    
  • Additional details: Pre-booking required, see the University of Edinburgh website
  • Organisers: University of Edinburgh Centre for Inflammation Research