Craft and Graft: Making Science Happen

More than a thousand scientists work in the laboratories at the Francis Crick Institute, but what do they actually do? From feeding a million fruit flies to using eyelashes in experiments, this eye-opening exhibition is your chance to find out.


Next available date:

Jan 22, 2020
Multiple Days Available

About the event

This is your opportunity to discover the craft and graft of the people carrying out life-changing research every day. The exhibition focuses on five different specialist teams and the work they do. Learn how the engineering team keep the science running, find out why the Fly Facility is so crucial to gene research, discover how you grow human cells in a flask and get up close to the microscopy team. Don’t forget to find out about the team making sure research can actually happen by washing 750,000 flasks, bottles and test tubes.


It's the perfect free day out for any young STEM lover!

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Venue & Location

Francis Crick Institute

Francis Crick Institute



8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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