Date & time

Tue, 26 Nov 2024
10:00 - 15:00


King's House Conference Centre, Manchester
King's Church, Sidney Street
Manchester, M1 7HB

Ticket price

£24 + VAT @20%* *Plus one complimentary staff ticket per ten students

About this day

For A-level, IB, BTEC Level 3 and T Level biology students

Join us for an exciting day of informative discussions, interactive sessions and inspirational stories at Biology in Action this autumn. From advancements in genetics to environmental challenges, our experienced speakers will shine a light on cutting-edge research and current issues from the world of biology.

The day will also include a special session on examination success designed to provide students with the tools that they need to excel. With polls and quizzes throughout the day and plenty of opportunities to ask the scientists questions, this is an unmissable day, and we look forward to welcoming you and your students. Book now for Biology in Action!

Host: Helen Pilcher (Author and Communicator)

More speakers for this exciting event will be announced soon!

“Topics were close to the curriculum, current and widened student views on biological studies”

— Blackheath high school, Autumn 2023 —

Programme & speakers

Is it worth it? Helen Pilcher, Author and Science Communicator

There are only two northern white rhinos left. Saving them will involve some cutting edge biology, but it’s going to be challenging and very expensive. So is it worth it? Which species would you choose to save, and which would you let go? Join Helen as she discusses the dilemmas posed by modern day conservation.

Helen Pilcher

About Dr Helen Pilcher

Dr Helen Pilcher is a tea-drinking, biscuit-nibbling science and comedy writer. Her books include Bring Back the King: the Science of De-extinction and Life Changing: How Humans are Altering Life on Earth.

Drawn to Discovery Hana Ayoob, Science Communicator & Illustrator

Drawing is a key part of biology, allowing us to map the human body, reconstruct extinct species and so much more. Discover the opportunities and challenges scientific illustration can present, and try some drawing yourself in this inspiring, interactive session.

Hana Ayoob

About Hana Ayoob

Hana Ayoob is a science communicator and illustrator, with a background in zoology. She’s passionate about bringing people together to explore the world around them through art and science.