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Fighting the Good Fight: How medical research helps us combat disease


Saturday 15 June 2019, 11am–3pm in Sheffield Winter Garden, Sheffield S1 2LH

Sunday 16 June 2019, 11am–3pm at Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield S2 2PL


Free entry, open to all - drop in at any time

Boy in a brain hatJoin us on 15 and 16 June for two days of interactive medical exploration and learn about fighting disease. Talk to our leading medical scientists about their research and how they are finding new ways to combat disease and keep us healthy.

There will be a range of activities, exhibits and demonstrations including:

  • Fighting Motor Neuron Disease
  • Bacteria: The Hidden Army
  • Genetics and Disease
  • Mapping Alcohol Consumption in Sheffield
  • Exploring Hearing Loss
  • The Big Blood Vessel Build
  • Can Your Diet Affect Pain?
  • Meet the Virtual Doctor
  • Cooking for Cognition

This event is open to everyone – it is aimed at a public audience, including families and children.

Find out more about the MRC on the Medical Research Council website.


Highlights from the 2016 event