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The MRC Toxicology Unit is committed to providing a range of public engagement activities designed to inspire, educate and inform the public about science and specifically the work and achievements of the MRC Toxicology Unit.

Activities include school visits, attending science fairs such as the annual Big Bang Science Fair in Birmingham and holding local displays at museums and public gatherings. Unit members regularly undertake public lectures, patient group meetings and attend social science meetings in a local pub to talk about their work, PubhD

Take a look at our previous events here.

 

 

The MRC Toxicology Unit is excited to be taking part in the Cambridge Festival 2022!

 

Our events:

 

MRC TOXICOLOGY UNIT: AIR POLLUTION ACTIVITY STALL

10:00am-4:00pm on Saturday 2nd April

11:00am-4:00pm on Sunday 3rd April

Cambridge Science Centre Pop-Up, Grand Arcade, CB2 3QD

MRC TOXICOLOGY UNIT: AIR POLLUTION ACTIVITY STALL | Cambridge Festival

Get hands-on with the MRC Toxicology Unit. Discover what the inside of your lungs actually look like using virtual reality, make your own model of the lungs to learn how they function and put on a pair of lab gloves and explore what happens when lung cells are exposed to air pollutants!

 

MRC TOXICOLOGY UNIT VIDEO SERIES: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF OUR RESEARCHERS

Online throughout the festival - Thursday 31st March until Sunday 10th April

MRC TOXICOLOGY UNIT VIDEO SERIES: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF OUR RESEARCHERS | Cambridge Festival

Ever wondered what a day in the life of a scientist looks like?

You might be surprised about the variety of tasks, cool equipment and teamwork that is involved…and to discover that scientists are actually no different than you! Join different members of the Toxicology Unit as they show you what their day is really like in this video series created just for the Cambridge Festival!

Videos will be available on YouTube during the Festival: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyyZgsNF90-7kMrjPGUofEQ

 

 

If you're interested in finding out about what we do please contact:

Fiona Hay

Email: fh402@mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: 01223 335002