Last Friday, Lower Sixth biologists enjoyed a series of five lectures on the latest developments in scientific research when they visited the Emmanuel Centre in Westminster.
The students were captivated by the topics discussed: from scientist and broadcaster Emily Grossman’s talk on stem cells and regenerative medicine, to the latest theories on evolution of mammals from neurologist Liam Drew. Darren Logan, Head of Research at the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition discussed the genetics of our chemical senses, before the girls heard from surgeon Dr Tim Underwood on the latest treatments and complications for oesophageal cancer. The day concluded with science presenter Greg Foot explaining how technology is already being developed to feed the global population in 2050.
The day provided excellent food for thought for Godolphin’s latest cohort of Sixth Form biologists. The breadth of the talks gave a superb reflection of the breadth of potential future careers available to them in science.