Institute of Genetics and Cancer

Apply now: 2015 Science Insights work experience programme

Gain an insight into research and work in biological sciences: March 2015

Science Insights is  a fun and insightful work experience programme from The MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) and The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh.

Up to 20 high school students will spend a week (27th – 31st July) following a varied programme of activities on three different University of Edinburgh campuses, gaining a real insight into research and work in biological sciences.

Activities will include:

  • Shadowing researchers in the lab
  • Tours of a range of scientific facilities
  • Presentations and discussions on a range of topics, such as ethics in research, the use of animals in research and various career paths
  • Opportunities to meet current University of Edinburgh students
  • Skills session to help with future university and job applications

Applications for the 2015 Science Insights programme are open until Friday 24th April 2015. For more information and to apply: