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Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

Public engagement

We are committed to engaging with the public and communicating the research we are undertaking. 

To date this has included:

  • An exhibition at the Thackray Museum
  • An exhibit at the Royal Society Summer exhibition (2005) and Science day at Buckingham Palace (2006)
  • Regular exhibitor at Otley Science Fair
  • Hosting school visits at the iMBE
  • Great Bones - a workshop for school (Key Stage 3)
  • Cheltenham Science Festival 2011 & 2013
  • Big Bang Fair, NEC Birmingham, March 2014
  • The Great Yorkshire Show, July 2014

Engineering the Tour de France: From Body to Bicycle funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering’s grant scheme, Ingenious.

#TourdeFrank - take a look at our cycling skeleton.

In addition to group based events we are also involved in individual activities such as 6th form career talks, IMechE Regional Lectures, Faculty of Biological Sciences Discovery Zone and Leeds Festival of Science.



iMBE Public Engagement badges showcasing the jobs our staff do

Further information

For more information please contact:
Cheryl Harris, Public Engagement Coordinator
t: 0113 3437979