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The event was organised by Dr Lynda Coughlan, Public Engagement Representative at the Jenner Institute, and was run in partnership with The British Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (BSGCT), The British Society for Immunology (BSI), Oxford NIHR BRC and Oxfordshire Science Festival 2015. Over 250 people pre-registered to attend the event, including GCSE/A-level schools groups as well as members of the public and patient groups. The interactive day involved talks from science experts, hands-on activities, exhibitors, a panel discussion and special appearance by guest speaker Prof Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and co-discoverer of the Ebola virus.

The film was produced by Oxford Medical Illustration, part of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, and funded by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre.

Public Engagement Podcast

Footage from a free public engagement day in Oxford on Vaccines and Infectious Disease, held at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, 6th March 2015.