Public Engagement

Café Scientifique Leeds May 2020 zoom presentation and Q&A on gaining immunity to viruses. Hosted by Dominic Rayner, this was a very enjoyable interactive Zoom session with 100 participants, asking interesting questions.

Zania’s first Zoom interactive presentation for a public engagement event

Pint of Science 2019 presentation by our talented NC3R postdoctoral trainee fellow Dr Scott Davies. Click on the link to read all about Scott’s pub presentation on making the most of human liver tissue with live multiphoton microscopy.pint scott 2

transplantation mooc jpegTransplantation MOOC Our new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on liver transplantation, led by Dr Patricia Lalor.

This course showcases the Ins and Outs of liver transplants, here at the University of Birmingham and the QE Hospital.

Liver Online CourseLiver MOOC Our free online course in liver biology in health and disease.

So far, over 20,000 learners have registered for this free course that shows our research, and discusses how to look after your liver.

Pint of Science

Pint of Science Festival Together with Dr Charli Flavell, Zania co-coordinated the first Pint of Science festival in Birmingham in 2015, with 12 sold-out events.

Get in touch if you would like to get involved in Pint of Science 2016!

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition Watch the open presentation for school children “The Art of Stealth: A virus in my Liver” here.

Royal Society Talk

Ben Scott Big Bang Fair NECThe Big Bang Science Fair at the NEC

Our lab participates in this celebration of science by taking part in activities designed for school children. We participate with the Centre for Liver Research, or with the British Society for Immunology (BSI).

Our PhD students Ben Wiggins and Scott Davies, seen here inside the BSI nose.

Meet the Scientist at the Think TankCLR Team at the Think Tank

The award-winning public engagement team at the Centre for Liver Research showcase at the annual “meet the scientist” event at the Birmingham Science museum.

We talk to visitors about our work and run experiments, and lots of activities for children and adults.

QE Research Showcase DayQueen Elizabeth Hospital Research Showcase 

We participate in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Research Showcase day, which is open to anyone that would like to know more about the liver.

We meet with patients and explain how our research aims to develop new therapies for liver disease.


We are STEM ambassadors, working to promote Science and Technology for school children.