DescriptionScience Insights is an exciting work experience programme designed to give 5th year high school pupils a real insight into the work and life of research scientists. Science Insights Online provides an opportunity for 60 high school pupils to spend a week of their summer holidays following a varied programme of online activities hosted by staff and students from four different University of Edinburgh campuses, gaining a real insight into research and work in many different areas of biological, biomedical and animal sciences.
The annual programme – launched in 2014 by the Institute of Genetics and Cancer and The Roslin Institute – now involves all six research institutes in the University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, providing access to its cutting-edge facilities and inspiring researchers.
- Virtual tours of a range of scientific facilities
- Presentations, workshops and discussions on topics including research ethics, the use of animals in research and careers in science
- Opportunities for online group chats with current University of Edinburgh students and researchers
- Skills session to help with future university applications
|Period||29 Jul 2021|
|Location||Edinburgh, United Kingdom|
|Degree of Recognition||Local|
- Public Engagement