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MRC Festival of Medical Research 2018 programme launches

17 May 2018

The third annual MRC Festival of Medical Research will take place from 14–24 June 2018. To find MRC Festival activities near you to attend, take a look at our programme.

The MRC Festival takes place in England, Scotland and Wales, online and in Africa where a wide range of free public activities involving scientists from research establishments, including MRC units, centres and institutes, will showcase MRC-funded research.

MRC Festival activities include open days, public lectures and debates, activity days, workshops, interactive seminars and quizzes. Some are open to the public, either as drop-in sessions or by booking a free place in advance, while others are designed for a specifically invited audience, such as schools or patient groups.

This 30 second video will give you an idea of what to expect at the MRC Festival.

Take a look at our programme to find MRC Festival activities near you to attend.


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