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Unit researchers transform into 'human books' for new engagement event

5 June 2023

Researchers from the Toxicology Unit transformed into 'human books' to support the launch of our new public engagement project; The Human Bookshelf. The Human Bookshelf events allow visitors 1:1 time with our researchers to talk about their area of expertise and learn about how we are working to create a safer environment...

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Toxicology Unit research on show at this year's Cambridge Festival

30 March 2023

Researchers from the MRC Toxicology Unit were involved in the Cambridge Festival 2023 last weekend to engage families with our research. The Cambridge Festival is an annual event coordinated by the University of Cambridge’s Public Engagement team. It is a multi-disciplinary festival with a mixture of online, on-demand and...

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Toxicology Unit at the Great Exhibition Road Festival

21 July 2022

The Great Exhibition Road Festival is a free annual celebration of science and the arts in South Kensington. The Festival is a collaboration between cultural and research institutions based in and around Exhibition Road in South Kensington, including Imperial College London, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum...

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Naomi van den Berg

Students Against Pseudoscience

13 April 2022

In a unique approach to celebrating science, Students Against Pseudoscience (CUSAP), including Naomi van den Berg from the MRC Toxicology unit, hosted a special event on tackling the scientific misinformation at the Cambridge Science Festival. More information at .

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Toxicology Unit at the Cambridge Science festival

6 April 2022

The future of molecular toxicology is Bright! We had many young visitor participating on our activities last weekend (2nd and 3rd of April) at the Cambridge Science Festival 2022. This time the focus was on air pollution and our most affected organ by that, the lung. We used simple models (paper lungs) and modern...

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MRC Festival Zone ‘I'm a Scientist get me out of here'

23 July 2018

Two of our scientists, Liza Selly and Joaquin Zacarias Cabeza, recently took part in the MRC Festival Zone ‘I'm a Scientist get me out of here' event talking to school students from across the UK. Researchers put up a profile on the site, answer students’ questions about medical science, their research, their opinions and...

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