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MRC Festival: Information for organisers

The MRC Festival of Medical Research took place between 13-23 June 2019.

MRC-funded units, centres and institutes showcased and discussed their work through events and activities around the UK and beyond during the MRC Festival.


The MRC Festival aims to create a community of researchers and staff to share and celebrate medical research and its contribution to health, the economy and society. We encourage all MRC researchers, students, technicians and support staff to get involved in helping to deliver high quality public engagement activities for the MRC Festival and throughout the year.

As in previous years MRC units, centres, institutes and collaborations of MRC-funded researchers can apply for funding to help cover activity costs. 

Useful links

If you're interested in running an activity during next year's Festival or for more information email the MRC Festival

If you would like to apply for funding click here for our public engagement funding page

For advice and information on public engagement visit the public engagement area on the MRC website.