Some examples of recent activities discussing our research in public and in the media are given below;


Kenneth Rainin Foundation Annual Innovations Symposium
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation supports cutting edge research projects that work on diagnosing, treating and curing Inflammatory Bowl Disease.
In San Francisco in July 2015 Rick Maizels, a Foundation Grantee, spoke at the annual symposium that brings together Influential and Collaborative researchers and Innovative and Creative thinkers to work towards the common goal of curing IBD.
Please click on the link below to see a short video from scientists and researchers, including Rick, on why they attend the annual event:

BBC Radio Cambridge 'Naked Scientists' radio programme, 8 March 2015 -
Rick Maizels talked about 'Parasites tricking the immune system' (click to listen)
Henry McSorley talked about 'Therapeutic Parasites' (click to listen)

The Academy of Medical Sciences, March 2015 - Chris Johnston talked to Quentin about his Helminth research within the Maizels group. Click here to listen.

Cheltenham Science Festival, 8 June 2013 - sold out session on 'Is my immune system normal' (see link to website)  http://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/science/whats-on/2013/is-my-immune-system-normal/  or download the flyer here

British Council article, 28 June 2012, Anti Allergy Parasite (download)

Wellcome Trust News, 1 September 2011, Out of Africa: what is an allergen?

Daily Mail article, July 2011. (download)

Interview with "the Naked Scientist" BBC, May 2011; click link on website to hear podcast.

Der Spiegel October 2010 in English or Deutsch

Guardian article on helminths, May 2010. (download)

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Janice Murray and Kara Filbey's Outreach Work


Edinburgh Science Festival: Germ Attack, Discover Science 31/3/10

Life Through a Lens @ The Botanic Gardens 10/11/12

Edinburgh Science Festival 28/4/13

Science Communication Conference (SciComm13)  16/5/13

Pathways into Science: Firrhill High School 22/5/13

Beltane AGM : Summerhall Edinburgh 11/6/13


Ashworth Outreach Project