Our Outreach

The Synthetic Biology Research Centre at the University of Nottingham aims to pass on our expertise to a wider community through activities such as public talks, lab visits, school presentations, workshops, exhibitions and networking events.

By doing this we hope to:

  • Share and promote the development of our research
  • Raise awareness and interest in synthetic biology
  • Make science education more accessible and interactive, with resources for schools, teachers and the public
  • Encourage science in young people, as they make their career choices



iGEM, or the international Genetically Engineered Machine, is a student synthetic biology competition which aims to bring together young scientists from around the world, addressing global challenges through the engineering of biological parts.

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