All are welcome to a family friendly science festival from QM, for anyone interested in science and medicine from teenagers to adults (and big kids!) of any age.
Lots of exciting events, displays and activities to show how much fun science can be.
Speakers are Dr Steven Le Comber (QMUL), From Jack the Ripper to malaria: geographic profiling in biology, Mr Alex Shipolini (Barts Health Trust), Fixing Hearts and Protecting Minds and Professor Martin Knight, Bioengineering the Bionic Man - from implantable devices to tissue engineering (QMUL).
About Dr Le Comber
Dr Le Comber will explain how a mathematical tool used by the Metropolitan Police and FBI to prioritise criminal investigations has been updated to help control outbreaks of malaria. His work has appeared in the Times and the Telegraph following an appearance at the Cheltenham science festival.
Confirmed exhibition stands include the Red Cross, QMUL Physics "Building the Universe with Lego" and Barts Health Trust.
Located at the Octagon, Queen's Building, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS.
Children should be accompanied by an adult and should have the permission of their school to attend as appropriate.
Nearest tube stations: Mile End, Stepney Green
For more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information for schools
What age group is this event for?
This event is most suitable for secondary age pupils i.e. aged 11 and over.
Available for up to 35 people.
Do I have to come at the beginning of the event?
You can come at any time. If you are coming with a large group please let us know when you are arriving as this helps us with our planning.
My school has now broken up for the year so we cannot attend
Sorry you cannot come. Please do pass this information on to families, colleagues and friends who might wish to attend.
You may wish to bring a packed lunch, but there are also a number of cafes on campus.
The Curve is recommended as a child/family friendly venue although please note this venue is not available for visitors bringing their own refreshments.