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.
On the 13th of March the Babraham Institute organised the discussion event “Genome Editing – How far should we go?”. Carolyn Rogers, a 1st year PhD student in Anne Corcoran's group, was one of the Institute’s researchers facilitating the table discussions.
At this special festive time, Tacita Croucher, the Institute's Public Engagement Manager reflects on the public engagement work our staff and students have been organising and participating in this year.
Prof. Wolf Reik, Associate Director of the Babraham Institute and Head of the Epigenetics Research Programme was part of a team of scientists who took a new exhibit on Epigenetics to Big Biology Day at Hills Road Sixth Form College in October.
Zahra Fahmi, a researcher in the Lipkow laboratory, describes her involvement in the Chromos project showcase at the ‘CelluLates’ event at the Science Museum, London
Clara Novo, a Post-doctoral research scientist in the Rugg-Gunn lab, describes how the Pint of Science scheme and collaboration with a jewellery maker have brought her research to a new audience.
Dorotty Horkai, from the Institute's Lipidomics Facility, explains how she helped organise this year's Pint Of Science festival in Cambridge
Chiara Pantarelli, a student in the Welch group, explained how scientific research is managed and talked about some of her findings during a visit to Willingham Library
Joerg Stange, a member of the Institute's Immunology programme, discusses the use of organoids in research and his experience of taking part in the Cambridge Science Festival 2017.
Chiara Pantarelli, a PhD student in Heidi Welch's research group, shares her motivations and experience of this fun weekend, hands-on festival event.