Public Engagement and Communications

The LMB’s scientists work with schools, colleges and other organisations to inspire and enthuse people about science and show how their work benefits individuals, the economy and society. A brief overview of the LMB is available in this PDF booklet.

Work Experience

The LMB offers exciting work experience placements for students in Years 10-13. Applications for placements in summer 2018 are now open. Find out more.

LMB Open Day 2017

Science Festivals

LMB scientists regularly take part in science festivals, sharing our discoveries and providing opportunities for all to talk to researchers and learn more about LMB research and scientific careers. More…

Working with schools and colleges

Our researchers work with a range of schools and colleges in the Cambridgeshire area. Find out more about some of our key programmes and competitions:

Cryo-electron microscopy

LMB scientists have been and continue to be at the forefront of the field of cryo-electron microscopy, developing a technique which allows biological molecules to be visualised at the atomic level. Watch our video to find out more.

Previous Events


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