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Engagement Blog

Welcome to the Engagement Blog! This blog was created to allow Institute staff & students to share their stories and comments on public engagement events and activities as well as providing a space for our researchers to discuss scientific topics and about their life in the lab.

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Babraham Institute.

Twelve Engagement Highlights of 2016

Having spent a year as Public Engagement Manager, Tacita looks back at some of the highlights of a very busy 12 months.

29/12/2016

By Tacita Nye

Celebrating the toolmakers: an appreciation of Roger Tsien

In this blog piece, Simon Walker, Head of the Institute’s Imaging Facility, discusses the work of the late Nobel Prize winner Roger Tsien.

14/12/2016

Home-education family visit to the labs

In October, Juan Rodriguez-Molina, a postdoctoral researcher in the Casanueva Lab hosted a group of home-educated children at the Institute. Here he discusses how it went and what he learnt from the day.

17/10/2016

My Nuffield research placement - a student's view

Every summer the Babraham Institute welcomes sixth-form students into its laboratories for the four-week Nuffield Placement Scheme . Here, Austin See describes his experience in the Bioinformatics facility.

30/08/2016

Technasium - a new outreach project with Dutch students

Michael Hinton, part of the Public Engagement Team, explains how much he enjoyed the challenge of an outreach project with a school from The Netherlands

31/07/2016

By Michael Hinton

Extracting DNA - back to school in Histon

Lucy Field, a Research Assistant in Jon Houseley's lab, visited her primary school in Histon to tell them about her research and her career.

dna | primary |

18/05/2016

By Lucy Field