When I ask children to draw a picture of a bioengineer, they usually look at me with a confused expression and say “what is a bioengineer?” A few children might…Read more
What do bioengineers do?
Big Bang – STEM goes global
The Big Bang fair south east came to St Joseph’s in the Park with an exciting programme of workshops and hand-on activities for children age 10 to 11 years. Around…Read more
Preventing preterm birth
Pre-term premature rupture of the fetal membrane or PPROM is a major cause of preterm birth and accounts for 40% of early infant death with NHS costs £3 billion annually.…Read more
Fake a knee at the Science Museum
When we loose cartilage tissue in the knee joint and suffer from knee pain, the joint function is impaired and the patient may need a total knee replacement surgery. The…Read more
Opening our doors to the east end community
The Tower Hamlets Festival of Communities explores living and learning across the east end packed with family friendly activities and events. This year, we reached out to the local communities…Read more
The amazing machine – you !
The science behind the cutting edge techniques in bioengineering was explored with year 6 children from St Josephs in the Park. The children worked with the scientists and engineers and…Read more
Storytelling project for engineers and young east Londoners wins funding
A Queen Mary University of London project which aims to give engineers the skills to create digital stories about how their work can improve the world has received funding from…Read more
Blown away by @TeamZoe who raised £170K for preventing preterm births
Enormous thanks to @TeamZoe for raising £170, 430 to help us develop a treatment for healing the fetal membranes and preventing premature births. We are hugely grateful to the fundraisers…Read more