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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


The Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) is taking part in the Cambridge Science Festival in 2018 with a programme of events at Madingley Hall on Saturday 16 March 2019.

Events at Madingley Hall on Saturday 16 March 2019

We are made of viruses - Sold out!

Saturday 16 March, 2.00pm - 2.30pm at Madingley Hall

Have you ever wondered what we are really made from? Have you considered how importance viruses are in marketing us who we really are? Discover just how central viruses are to our everyday lives?

Understanding cancer - Sold out!

Saturday 16 March, 2.45pm - 3.30pm at Madingley Hall

Discover the basics of cancer. What is it? How does it come about? What can we do?

The beauty of biomaterials

Saturday 16 March, 3.30pm - 4.15pm at Madingley Hall

Does nature have the best materials? Discover how modern engineering is taking advantage of the ingenuity of nature.  Book your place >

Discover a world of science

Saturday 16 March, from 2.00pm

Hands on activities to complement and expand our science talks from the afternoon. No booking required

Good germs, bad germs? How do we know?

Saturday 16 March, from 2.00pm

Discover how our bodies can tell which germs are good for us and which are bad in this hands on interactive session complementing the science talks. No booking required

Herbs and the sensory secret

Saturday 16 March, from 2.00pm

Explore and discuss your sense with local professional herbalists; includes practical experience involving feel, taste, smell and hearing. No booking required

Event date

Saturday, 16 March, 2019 - 14:00