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Open Saturday: Defeat The Helix

An alien life-form known as The Helix has found Earth and is taking over the planet as we know it! Can you solve clues to defeat them? Enter Mission HQ at the Wellcome Genome Campus and work together - only your skills puzzle-solving can save us now!

Café Sci Cambridge: The vital first months of life

Wed 14 August

Espresso Library

Our August speaker Christine O'Farrelly investigates the role of play in children’s development. We’ll explore the effect of play in the earliest aspects of human development, including preventing psychological or psychiatric problems in young children.

As a research psychologist at the Centre for Mental Health at the Imperial College London, Christine coordinates the Healthy Start, Happy Start study that explores the effectiveness of Positive Parenting programmes used to prevent enduring behavioural problems in young children. Working with colleagues from other institutions, she is part of the pPOD project which studies how the early experiences of young children and families influence child development and parental well-being.

Cost: free

Enquiries and booking

No need to book.

Enquiries: Wellcome Genome Campus Public Engagement Website


All times

Wed 14 August 7:00PM - 8:30PM


Address: Espresso Library
210 East Rd
United Kingdon
Telephone: 01223 367333