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Find out about the latest news about MRC Harwell, including our recent research findings and publications, training courses, visitors, public events and any other relevant news. Search our news archive for older stories and articles.  

Take a look at our upcoming events page to find out what is happening in the coming weeks. We take an active role in public engagement events such as science festivals, school visits and careers fairs, and run a variety of training courses for members of the scientific community throughout the year. Our events cater for all ages, from scientific talks for adults to hands-on activities that teach kids about the body.

News and Events

Mouse genes could help decipher human disease Video The first study in Nature Genetics reveals hundreds of new insights into gene function and human disease. The paper describes the analysis of 3,328 genes by the IMPC, representing approximately 15% of
It is well known that the prevalence, course and severity for many diseases including cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases and asthma is heavily influenced by whether we are male or female, yet up until now the role of sex in animal research has n
MRC Harwell 2017 Festival events Last year the Medical Research Council held its inaugural festival of medical research. For the 2017 festival we will be having two events at MRC Harwell: a Year 12 Open Day and a Patient Open Day. See below for more