Just before half term, students from St Gabriel’s College and Evelyn Grace Academy spent a full day in the research laboratories at UCL, working alongside the scientists and research students to learn the work they are doing on producing vaccines to combat major diseases such as cancer.
Many things made this day special: the whole day was conducted and led in Spanish, by Spanish speaking scientists working in London for Spanish speaking students. In addition all the teaching staff were women, to celebrate Women and Girls in Science day.
This opportunity was organised by Dr MJ Martinez-Bravo from UCL and generously supported by the British Society for Immunology.
We aim to give more opportunities to students to learn the opportunities available to them in London, in science.
Thank you to everyone for their support, engagement and enthusiasm for the day.