British Science Week Schools' Fair 2017

  • Weise, N. (Organiser)
  • Meckin, R. (Participant)
  • Ribeiro, B. (Participant)
  • Joanne Porter (Participant)
  • Heidi Fisk (Participant)
  • Syed Ahmed (Participant)
  • Mary Ortmayer (Participant)
  • Sandra Taylor (Participant)
  • Emily Kempa (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising event(s)Organising a conference, workshop, exhibition, performance, inquiry, course etcResearch


A fair organised by the University of Manchester which sees ~1000 local school children come to the university to engage with research scientists. The Manchester Institute of Biotechnology contributed a stand about synthetic biology allowing 16 of its researchers to get involved in outreach.
Period14 Mar 201717 Mar 2017
Event typeExhibition
Degree of RecognitionLocal


  • Science Communication
  • Public Engagement
  • Outreach
  • Widening Participation

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Biotechnology
  • Manchester Institute of Biotechnology
  • Manchester Institute of Innovation Research