Epigenetics researcher Laura shares her experience of creating a science themed escape room.
An ageing population poses a major challenge to our society as this also increases the risk of many diseases such as heart disease, neurodegeneration, and cancer. If we could reverse ageing, that could have a huge impact on preventing age-related diseases and increasing our healthy lifespan. But is reversing ageing even possible? Here post-doc Diljeet Gill shares some of his latest work that is taking us one step closer to achieving this goal.
Teresa is one of our newest Group Leaders to join the Institute. In this post, she gives us an introduction into her research on timing during development and what is controlling our biological clocks.
Postdoc Chris Todd shares insights into some of the research of the Reik lab.
A round up of this year's public engagement prize-winners and nominees.
In this blog series, we hear from some of the students on the Babraham Institute's 2021 Research Access Programme. In this article we hear from Anna; a Biochemistry student at Imperial College London.
In this blog series, students on the 2020 Diversity Access Programme share their thoughts and experiences of the programme.
At the Engage Festival 2020, the Babraham Institute presented an overview of a series of public dialogues on genome editing.
Schools Engagement Officer Mike Hinton looks back at his career in Public Engagement
As part of our build-up to Schools’ Day 2020 we asked students to submit their questions to our researchers. This series of three blog posts answers the top four questions. Read on to learn about what motivated our researchers to follow a career in science, their perspectives on the importance of maths and computing skills and whether a degree in science is essential.
Karan, Storme and Ania are enthusiastic A-Level students experienced life in our labs as Nuffield Placement students, discovering more about the exciting opportunities a research career can offer.
Teachers Helen and Mike spent a week in our labs and facilities on a STEM Insights placement week. In the first of a series of three posts they describe some of the research and techniques they discovered.
Elizabeth Hampson, a PhD student in the Welch research group, describes her visit to Sophianum School in the Netherlands.
As 2018 draws to a close, Knowledge Exchange and Public Engagement Manager Tacita Croucher looks back on our Public Engagement highlights this year and shares some of the things to look forward to in 2019.
The Babraham Institute researchers and animal care facility staff travelled to Cathedral Square, Peterborough, in September to engage the public as part of LifeLab. Esther, Public Engagement Officer, shares her experiences of public engagement in the square!
Since 2016 ‘European Researcher’s Night’ has been hosted in countries throughout Europe. For 2018 and 2019, Cambridgeshire will have its own night called LifeLab. The Institute is one of the founding organisations – read on to find out how to get involved.
PhD students Izzy Hampson and Carolyn Rogers describe how they joined forces to create a new project for secondary school students
Epigenetics and English: Jan Deffner, a student from Munich, describes what he learned during two-week work experience placement in Wolf Reik’s group
The Institute welcomed Dr Irina Abnizova, our first Daphne Jackson Trust Career Re-entry Fellow in October 2017. Irina joined Dr Wolf Reik’s laboratory in Epigenetics. equality4success Manager, Laura Norton, met with Irina to welcome her to the Institute and to ask about the process of applying for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship.