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Science in a Kelpie - A History of Cancer Research in Scotland

Falkirk Science Festival, 12th - 26th May: A celebration of discovery and wonder through engagement, experiments and encouragement. Join us for hands on innovative science activities and shows. 

 

SCIENCE IN A KELPIE

A History of Cancer Research in Scotland

Discover the fascinating history of medical innovation in Scotland and how these early breakthroughs built the foundations of cancer research today. Join Dr Sarah Thomas of Cancer Research UK, as we explore the vital discoveries that took place here in Scotland and how these have shaped modern medicine across the globe. From the first ever clinical trial run in 1747, to the development of MRI technology in 1980, to the incredible advances being made today in the treatment of cancer, the impact of Scotland's scientific heritage continues to shape healthcare around the world.

Date: 20th May

Time: 2pm - 3pm

Price: FREE

PLEASE NOTE - This session is suitable for ages 16 and over.

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Cancer