Events: Biosciences

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This year’s summer school will take place on Monday 6 – Wednesday 8 July 2020. The Biological Sciences Summer School 2020 will be going ahead in an alternative format. Due to the governments and university advice re: Covid-19 lectures, interactive sessions and project work will be delivered in an alternative form online where possible. Please…
Are you currently in year 12 with an interest in studying Biological Sciences at the next level? Join us for a taster day where you will experience life as an undergraduate by carrying out practical experiments in our teaching labs, discovering new subjects, exploring the campus and speaking to current staff and students in the…
We look forward to welcoming you to Leeds Festival of Science 2020! There are events across Leeds for you to enjoy between 6th and 25th March 2020. We are looking forward to working with schools and colleges during a festival packed with activities for Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 5 and teachers involving science,…
Students are invited to visit the Faculty of Biological Sciences at University of Leeds for an afternoon and take part in a Microbiology and Molecular Biology practical activity. Students will evaluate the effect of antibiotics on bacterial growth, and carry out gel electrophoresis for the separation of DNA or protein. This event is designed to…
Do you currently teach high attaining Year 10 and Year 11 students? Many students are interested in medicine but not all will become doctors. Join us for our Medicine – Not just about medics event where your students will participate in three different practical activities from subjects across STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), exploring…
Are you currently in Year 12 with an interest in studying Biological Sciences at the next level? Join us for our taster day where you will experience life as an undergraduate. You will carry out practical experiments in our teaching labs, discover new subjects, explore the campus and speak to current staff and students in…
Come and enjoy the full University of Leeds experience, with two days to explore the campus, attend lectures, take part in a research project and live in University halls. As well as lectures, students will be involved in a project of their preference, getting to experience what researching is really like from start to finish,…
The  event aims to give young scientists a comprehensive introduction to this multidisciplinary science subject, whilst offering the chance to experience life as an undergraduate student at the University of Leeds. The food industry is one of the largest employers in the world, and offers excellent career opportunities to food science graduates. Scientists are constantly…
Physics of Moving Cells and Applications to Cancer Dr Rhoda Hawkins, Senior Lecturer in Biological Physics Theory, University of Sheffield. Dr Hawkins will first outline the physical properties of biological cells and introduce the main proteins making up what is known as the cytoskeleton. She will then discuss theoretical modelling of the cytoskeleton as an “active…
From the 8th-12th of October, we’re coming to you for Biology week 2018! We have sessions to bring into your classrooms, delivered by our researchers, to bring various aspects of Biology to life. Sessions available are: Origami organelles (KS2) Avoiding Attack (KS2) Virtual Reality Inside Our Science (KS3) How Do We Use DNA? (KS4 and…