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Public Events

A photo of a crowd of people watching a speaker and band at the Oxford University Natural History Museum

Centre members take part in a number of public events every year. 

Watch the full performance of Research In Harmony, when five scientists from the WHG and The Jenner Institute collaborated with Oxford vocal group The Beatroots to sing about their research at the Oxford Science+Ideas Festival 2019.

You can learn more about the centre's work in Endometriosis through this explainer video by centre PhD student Magda Marečková.

You can listen to a podcast of our event at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, called "The Heart and the Head", where researchers from the centre told stories from their lives in science, with a live musical accompaniment.

You can also watch our collaboration with FLUX Dance Theatre, performed at Oxfordshire Science Festival 2016, called 'Method in the Motion' and based on the work of the Julian Knight group, below.

The cover of the 'Future Forum 2020' report

The WHG partnered with the British Science Association to produce our 'Future Forum' report, which involved a survey of 1,000 14-to-18-year-olds on a range of issues including genetics research, medical data usage and COVID-19, gathering their perspectives on the impact such work has – and will have – on their lives. You can read a summary of how the report was developed on the BSA page, or read the full 'Future forum' report online




To find out about our upcoming events you can follow us on twitter, like our facebook page, or contact us directly.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Centre's Public Engagement Officer, Brian Mackenwells.

By post:

Public Engagement Officer
Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics
University of Oxford
Roosevelt Drive
Oxford OX3 7BN

By email: