Jolly Lab


Public Engagement

We strongly believe that communicating our work to the general public and being actively involved in public engagement are important aspects of being a scientist.

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Outbreak! runs at Gayhurst School, Hackney, Feb 2018                                              

'Outbreak!' public engagement event at Gayhurst School, Hackney
Members of the Jolly lab worked with the Towers lab to host Dr Lucy Thorne's 'Outbreak!' event where children play the role of diagnostic scientists to diagnose and contain an outbreak of disease in their school.

The Jolly lab helped out with the Outbreak! event run for Rotherhythe Primary School, June 2018

The 'Outbreak!' team hosted by London's CGP Gallery alongside the 'CAPSID' exhibition, run their public engagement event for Rotherhythe Primary SchoolThe Jolly Lab again helped run the Outbreak public engagement event at the CGP London's Galleries in Rotherhythe.


Maitreyi is involved with the STEM ambassador program promoting science in schools. 2017

STEM Learning logoThe STEM Ambassadors programme is a community of over 30,000 volunteers who use their enthusiasm and experience to inspire young people in STEM subjects and careers.

Maitreyi helped outat the Cambridge Science Festival, March 2017

Cambridge Science Festival Logo
Maitreyi worked on the Jolly lab's stall introducing children to the world of microscopy.


MRC Centenary Celebrations, 2013

Dr Clare Jolly teaches visitors to the MRC Centenary Event at UCL about viruses
The Jolly lab volunteered at the MRC Centenary Celebrations at UCL to help spread awareness of the research undertaken by the MRC to adults and children alike.

Tafhima Visited Dagenham Church of England School, 2017

Tafhima promoting careers in Science at Dagenham Church of England School
Tafhima visited Dagenham Church of England School to promote careers in science.