A Scienterrific Event at UWS!

Alicia Ware (Speaker), Mooney, R. (Speaker), Williams, R. (Speaker)

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

Description

Alicia, Ronnie and Roderick managed an interactive display showcasing some of the parasitology research being carried out at UWS. The first activity demonstrated the relationship between use of contact lenses, improper hygiene practices and the development of Acanthamoeba infections in the eye.
A second activity highlighted the scientific basis for designing new drugs against parasites such as Leishmania based on differences in the cellular components.
Period7 Jun 2018
Event titleGlasgow Science Festival
Event typeExhibition
LocationPaisley
Degree of RecognitionLocal