MRC Festival of Medical Research

Susan Richman, Aidan Hindley, Gemma Hemmings, Martin Lopez Garcia and Marco-Felipe King have secured funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to deliver public engagement activities.

These will take place during the MRC Festival of Medical Research, which runs from 14-24 June across 21 UK and two African sites.

The University’s two research groups will be offering free drop-in sessions at the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds on Thursday 14 June.

They are:

So just what is Personalised Medicine?

Go along and find out about the importance of the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme. Speak to scientists about their roles in MRC-funded clinical trials and take part in a quiz.

Surfaces and hand-hygiene: washing away fluorescent germs!

Did you know researchers in Mathematics and Engineering play a role in infection control? Just how good are you at hand washing? Can you plan the best layout for a ward to beat the bugs?

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