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Public Engagement

Public Engagement 

One of our goals is to raise awareness about our research areas and the importance of global infectious diseases research in all our lives.

Our scientists engage is some annual local/national events, as well as events linked to specific institutes, projects and grants. If you are either a student or teacher interested in hearing more, then please get in touch with us.  Maybe you would like a speaker, or any other kind of engagement support?

Please contact the coordinator at if you have an event you would like us to engage with, or you would live to volunteer to take participate in an event and share your research more widely.

Pint of Science 

Pint of Science is a non-profit organisation that brings some of the most brilliant scientists to your local pub annually thru a festival - to discuss their latest research and findings with you. You don't need any prior knowledge, and this is your chance to meet the people responsible for the future of science (and have a pint with them). Next dates: 14-16 May 2018.

Cambridge Science Festival 

An annual event held across Cambridge each March featuring talks, hands on workshops, open days, and more. Next dates: 12-15 March 2018.

Save the date! 

Fame Lab

FameLab is a science communications competition designed to engage and entertain. Contestants from around the world take part armed only with their wits and a few props – the result is an unpredictable, enlightening and exciting way to encourage everyone’s curiosity.

Cambridge Heats will take place on:
Monday 19 February starting at 7pm
Tuesday 20 February starting at 7pm
At Cambridge Wine Merchants wine bar at Cambridge University Centre, Granta Place, Cambridge, CB2 1RU. Follow the link to register!