Summer School

Our team organises a yearly summer school with our partners for 15-16 year olds. The 2020 Summer School was delivered in June, via YouTube to allow for social distancing.

2020 Summer School participant Bella and her brother taking part in a mock clinical trial at home

Visits to local schools

We also regularly go out to local schools and talk to students about our research and careers in science and medicine. Click here to read about about some of our visits during British Science Week 2020.

We also work with the Evelina Hospital School, as part of their normal careers and science lessons for patients and their siblings.

Flavia Flaviani with cell props in classroom

King's Engaged Researcher Network

The BRC is a founding member of the King’s Engaged Researcher Network (KERN) and works with the other members to deliver regular events and workshops. KERN is a growing community of researchers interested in developing, sharing and celebrating their public engagement practice at King’s College London. To find out more about KERN and to join the mailing list visit the KERN website.

Researchers at a Kings Engaged Research Network (KERN) event

I Can Be

Women in our team regularly work with the I Can Be programme to bring 7 and 8 year-old girls into our work places introduce them to opportunities in science and medicine. Read about when the girls came to our BRC to learn about working in communications on our news page.

Students at I can be session 2019

Native Scientist

We also take part in visits to bilingual schools to work with migrant children in their mother tongue, organised by  Native Scientist. Click here to read about our visit to a Spanish speaking school.

Children learning about EB

To find our more about public engagement or to work with us contact Claire O’Neill, Public Engagement Manager claire.oneill@gstt.nhs.uk