Fringe Events

Check out our ecological events, open to both the public and conference delegates!

Fringe Events

Science Slam

Monday 12 December
Blue Bar
20:00 – till late

We are thrilled to be hosting the BES Science Slam On Monday 12 December.

A Science Slam is a competition that combines entertainment and science. We will be inviting six ecologists to present their ecological research to a diverse audience in a fun, entertaining and engaging way. Fun and creativity will be key elements of the winning performance.

Find out more here…

Cinema screening

Wednesday 15 December
Liverpool cinema

We will be hosting a cinema screening at one of Liverpool’s most prestigious picture houses. Screening a film about parasites, the event will feature a short talk from a world-class scientist that works with parasites and pathogens. Find out how realistic the film is and a little more about the ecology parasites and pathogens.

Find out more here…

Thursday 15 December

Title: Worlds Within Worlds – Microbial Ecology Workshop
Thursday 15 December 15th Dec,
University of Liverpool, 9am-2pm

Book your space now!

To celebrate the breadth of microbial evolution and ecology at the BES2016, the University of Liverpool is bringing together researchers from across the University with speakers and hosts from key symposia for a morning of talks and discussions spanning microbe-host interactions, microbial ecology, genomics and more. Free to attend.

Organisers: Zen Lewis, Andy Fenton, Greg Hurst, Mike Begon, Steve Paterson, Rachael Antwis, Xavier Harrison, Ellie Harrison