2019 Meet the Researcher Showcase Event

The 2019 Meet the Researcher Showcase Events will take place on

Wednesday 27 February 2019 at Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA
Thursday 28 February 2019 at Dundee Science Centre, 14 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB

An exciting range of projects, hands on exhibits and talks will be presented.

The event gives 5th and 6th year school pupils the opportunity to:

  • find out about the diverse range of opportunities and careers in medical research in academia and industry;
  • hear talks from academics and representatives from industry working in the field of medical research;
  • view posters presented by Medical Research Scotland funded Undergraduate Vacation Scholars, PhD Students and MRS-sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellows, explaining their research and findings;
  • take part in hands on exhibits;
  • speak to the presenters and exhibitors;
  • discover that medical research opportunities extend in to engineering, chemistry, physics, mathematics, information sciences and the social sciences…not just biology!

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There is the option to attend either a morning session (Registration 9.40-10.00; Event begins 10.00; Event closes 12.30) or an afternoon session (Registration 12.40-13.00; Event begins 13.00; Event closes 15.30) at either venue.

Please note, we reserve the right to alter the timings if required. Attendance at the “Meet the Researcher Showcase” event will also entitle your pupils to view the Science Centre exhibits before or after the event (please see Science Centre websites for opening hours).

To register for the event, please download and complete the Registration Form.