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  • Sat
    10
    Feb
    2018
    14:00 - 14:45

    Visit BioArt and Bacteria with the artist Anna Dumitriu and see the creative process behind the exhibition.

    No need to book.

    Part of the special exhibition Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria [2].

  • Thu
    15
    Feb
    2018
    12:00 - 16:00

    Make a working Chinese dragon fire-clock to celebrate Chinese New Year. Try it out at home!

    Drop-in, ages 7+, materials donation £3

  • Thu
    15
    Feb
    2018
    18:00 - 19:00

    Tuberculosis still kills more people each year than any other germ. Where has it been? How is it evading treatment? And how can we eliminate it? Dr Timothy Walker (Nuffield Department of Medicine) will discuss how its DNA holds some vital clues.

    Tickets will be available from Monday 1 January. Please book your free ticket through Eventbrite [5].

    Part of the special exhibition Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria [2]

  • Thu
    01
    Mar
    2018
    18:00 - 19:00

    BioArtist Anna Dumitriu and microbiologist Dr Nicola Fawcett (Nuffield Department of Medicine) discuss their collaboration and how it highlights the impact of infectious diseases and antibiotics on our lives.

    Tickets will be available from Thursday 1 February. Please book your free ticket through Eventbrite [5].

    Part of the special exhibition Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria [2]

  • Sat
    10
    Mar
    2018
    14:00 - 16:00

    Find out more about women scientists from the past, from Caroline Herschel - who discovered several comets - to Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, who deciphered the structure of insulin.
    For International Woman's Day and Votes for Women 1918-2018.
    Drop-in, all ages.

  • Sat
    17
    Mar
    2018
    12:00 - 16:00

    Join us for a medically inspired celebration of bacteria and BioArt; talks, hands-on activities and more. Discover the story of penicillin and the miracle of antibiotics. Meet artists and scientists at the cutting edge of medical research.

    For British Science Week 2018

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