Centre of the Cell

Centre of the Cell Centre of the Cell is the first science education centre in the world to be built inside biomedical research laboratories, the Blizard Institute at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
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This week is #NationalPathologyWeek! We have previously worked with The Royal College of Pathologists in the past, where...
02/11/2020

This week is #NationalPathologyWeek! We have previously worked with The Royal College of Pathologists in the past, where they have kindly funded one of the pathology specimens - a section of jejunum - for our STEM Pod! Read more about the amazing events which are being held by The Royal College of Pathologists for #NationalPathologyWeek: https://www.rcpath.org/discover-pathology/events-landing-page/public-events.html

#OTD English epidemiologist Sir Richard Doll was born in 1912. He is credited with being the first to establish the link...
28/10/2020

#OTD English epidemiologist Sir Richard Doll was born in 1912. He is credited with being the first to establish the link between tobacco smoke causing lung cancer and increasing the risk of heart disease. Find out more about his work here: http://ow.ly/Smv050BYqNR

23/10/2020
Will Robots Replace Surgeons? With Professor Shafi Ahmed

We're excited to be sharing a recording of our pre-lockdown #BigQuestion lecture held in March with Professor Shafi Ahmed, world-renowned surgeon and innovator. In this engaging lecture we explored how emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence could revolutionise medicine and pave the way for more equitable surgical care across the globe, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the recording on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKV5Ey1BX1Y

Centre of the Cell’s Big Question Lecture series gives you the chance to hear from leaders in science and healthcare about the cutting-edge biology and innov...

In our next #cotcchallenge put your taste buds to the test and investigate the link between genes and taste! Recommended...
12/08/2020

In our next #cotcchallenge put your taste buds to the test and investigate the link between genes and taste! Recommended for children age 11+ https://www.centreofthecell.org/learn-play/home-resources/ #scienceathome #summerholidays

Don't forget all our previous challenges are available on our Home Resources page too!

It's Wednesday, which means it's time for another #cotcchallenge! This week, learn all about #genes and explore inherite...
29/07/2020

It's Wednesday, which means it's time for another #cotcchallenge! This week, learn all about #genes and explore inherited traits in your family: https://www.centreofthecell.org/learn-play/home-resources/
If you have a go, let us know how you get on!
#summerholidays #scienceathome

It's time for the next #CotCchallenge! This week is based on our Trauma 999 show, all about what happens to the body whe...
10/06/2020

It's time for the next #CotCchallenge! This week is based on our Trauma 999 show, all about what happens to the body when it experiences traumatic injury, and how paramedics and doctors take care of someone when they are injured. Take on a very important challenge this week & learn how to put someone in the recovery position: https://www.centreofthecell.org/learn-play/home-resources/

We are slowly edging closer to 500 followers over on our Instagram account! Since the pandemic hit we've been using our ...
23/05/2020

We are slowly edging closer to 500 followers over on our Instagram account! Since the pandemic hit we've been using our Instagram to share support and advice for young people, with a focus on applying to university, as we know that despite the current situation, many still want to continue their studies beyond secondary school in the coming years. Give us a follow to stay up-to-date with the latest content: https://www.instagram.com/centreofthecell/?hl=en

For our first weekly challenge, we are challenging you to learn how to find your pulse and your heart rate, then investi...
29/04/2020
Home Resources | Centre of the Cell

For our first weekly challenge, we are challenging you to learn how to find your pulse and your heart rate, then investigate what happens to your heart rate when you exercise 🏃‍♀️

Download our free heart rate activity sheet from the Home Resources section of our website: https://www.centreofthecell.org/learn-play/home-resources/

Let us know how you get on! #CotCchallenge

These resources are designed to help you explore science from the comfort of your own home. Keep an eye out for our weekly challenge, where each week we wi

27/04/2020

Starting this Wednesday we'll be sharing weekly challenges here and on our website! Each challenge is based on one of our science shows or workshops and comes with a free resource. Here's an emoji clue for the first challenge, coming very soon:❤️ 🏃‍♀️💗 #sciencefromhome

Given the recent developments in the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and for the safety of our visitors and staff, w...
21/04/2020
Learn & play | Centre of the Cell

Given the recent developments in the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and for the safety of our visitors and staff, we have decided to close Centre of the Cell from Monday 23 March 2020 to 31 May 2020. We will continue to review the closure date as this situation develops.

We appreciate your understanding during these exceptional circumstances. As the situation changes, we will update our social media channels with the latest information.

If you have a booking with us during this closure period, we will be in touch soon.

While our doors will be closed for a while, you can visit the Learn and Play section on our website, which contains learning resources and online interactives - https://www.centreofthecell.org/learn-play/.

Our staff will be moving across to remote working during the closure period. The best way to contact us is by email at [email protected].

For the latest updates and more information on Queen Mary University of London and Centre of the Cell’s response to Coronavirus, please see www.qmul.ac.uk/coronavirus.

For the time being, please stay safe and keep in touch with us through any of our social media channels.

Best wishes,
Centre of the Cell Team

Given the recent developments in the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and for the safety of our visitors and staff, w...
18/03/2020
Learn & play | Centre of the Cell

Given the recent developments in the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and for the safety of our visitors and staff, we have decided to close Centre of the Cell from Monday 23 March 2020 to 30 April 2020. We will continue to review the closure date as this situation develops.

We appreciate your understanding during these exceptional circumstances. As the situation changes, we will update our social media channels with the latest information.

If you have a booking with us during this closure period, we will be in touch soon.

While our doors will be closed for a while, you can visit the Learn and Play section on our website, which contains learning resources and online interactives - https://www.centreofthecell.org/learn-play/.

Our staff will be moving across to remote working during the closure period. The best way to contact us is by email at [email protected].

For the latest updates and more information on Queen Mary University of London and Centre of the Cell’s response to Coronavirus, please see www.qmul.ac.uk/coronavirus.

For the time being, please stay safe and keep in touch with us through any of our social media channels.

Best wishes,
Centre of the Cell Team

Want to have your say about a new show? We are developing a new show all about the brain and nervous system aimed at KS4...
03/03/2020

Want to have your say about a new show? We are developing a new show all about the brain and nervous system aimed at KS4 and families. To make this the best possible show we can, we need your help. If you would like to share your opinion with us then please fill out the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/K8YG6RD
It takes less than 5 minutes and we can't wait to read any responses!

Our next MuSci-Hear event explores the fascinating world of science and music! Attend to find out how people with impair...
07/02/2020
MuSci - HEAR

Our next MuSci-Hear event explores the fascinating world of science and music! Attend to find out how people with impaired hearing can still appreciate music followed by a clavichord performace. bit.ly/MuSciHear

Tonight we explore how we literally ‘hear’ music. What faculties might compensate if our hearing is impaired?

Works out! Fun last day spent at Tower of London, followed by team lunch. Have a great festive break and see you all in ...
20/12/2019

Works out! Fun last day spent at Tower of London, followed by team lunch. Have a great festive break and see you all in the new year!

Centre of the Cell
11/12/2019

Centre of the Cell

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Blizard Institute Of Cell And Molecular Science, Newark St
London
E1 2AT

Nearest tube: Whitechapel / Aldgate East Nearest DLR: Shadwell Nearest London Overground (East London Line): Whitechapel / Shadwell Bus stops: 25, 205, 254, 106: Whitechapel Road - Royal London Hospital / New Road D3: New Road - London Hospital 15, 115, 135: Commercial Road - New Road

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00

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