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Great British Bioscience Festival

Copyright: Joel Knight
Highlights from: 20 years of bioscience

Throughout 2014 BBSRC-funded researchers toured the UK with exciting and engaging exhibitions. This culminated in November 2014 when BBSRC researchers showcased the best of British bioscience at the Great British Bioscience Festival in London's Bethnal Green.


Activities and competitions

  1. Knit-a-bug, see the press release: Winners announced – Knit-a-bug: The Great British Bioscience Knitting Competition
  2. Scientists and Schools Week, see the download: 'Engaging schools and young people' on our School and young people page
  3. Images with Impact, see the press release: Winners announced: Images with Impact – The Great British Imaging Competition

Evaluation report

The Great British Bioscience Festival took place on 14-16 November 2014, attracting over 6,500 visitors.

The festival provided an excellent opportunity to showcase cutting-edge bioscience to the community of Bethnal Green and beyond, it generated support for bioscience and developed researchers' experience and confidence in public engagement.

A full evaluation was conducted by independent evaluators Graphic Science, please see their report below.

BBSRC Great British Bioscience Festival evaluation (PDF 929KB)

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