Outreach, schools and public engagement

@ The Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology


The Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology is committed to engaging the public in science and our research. We carry out a host of activities to engage with school children, teachers, visitors to science festivals and the general public.

Each year we are involved in and run a number of projects such as:

  1. -Touring schools with our workshop/drama Life Through a Lens

  2. -Edinburgh International Science Festival (our first year 2012)

  3. -Parent’s Like Us Festival: our centre runs the science tent

  4. -Orkney Science Festival (our first visit 2012)

- Kick Start, labs with teenagers

- SSERC teachers training

Visit our blog to find out about recent events:

Art - Life Through a Lens

Schools Sessions

Public Drop-in at the Botanics

Life Through a Lens: on the Road


Welcome to Outreach


Our next presentation of this will be at Liberton High School in June.

We will present it to the public at the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh in November 7/8th and 14/15th


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