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As part of the Friendship Four Tour (Belfast 2017), Ulster University’s School of Biomedical Sciences is hosting a STEM event at W5

The wonderful world of blood is explored in the A-Level Update for Schools lecture, presented by Dr Declan McKenna, Lecturer in Haematology.

Dr McKenna will discuss the importance of blood in an entertaining and informative manner, using topical examples and popular references to explain the subject.

In addition, the lecture will complement the current A-Level Biology syllabus by covering elements such as immunology, genetics, DNA technology, and cell biology.

There will also be a presentation by Prof Stephen McClean about courses and careers within the School of Biomedical Sciences

It will therefore be particularly useful for Biology teachers and pupils wishing to learn more about the cutting edge application of biology in the world today.

The pupils will also be able to talk to a number of exhibitors working in Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Nutrition, Optometry, Stratified Medicine, Pharmacy and Psychology.

Event info

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Thursday 23 November

10.30am to 1pm

W5 at Odyssey, 2 Queen’s Quay Belfast BT3 9QQ


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