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2015 Cambridge Science Festival

The year 2015 was the UNESCO International Year of Light and Light based Technologies and we had some fascinating light-themed talks and hands-on activities on offer during the Festival fortnight. Events recreated famous experiments which led to our understanding of light and colour, showing how light technologies are...

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Event feedback

If you have any comments on any of the events you attended, please fill in our feedback form.

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Audio Recordings

Catch up or listen again to some of our talks or lectures from the 2015 Cambridge Science Festival.

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Speaker spotlights

An in-depth look st some our our speakers and the research they undertake, in our collection of spotlight articles.

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Rather than collecting dust in a cupboard, a collection of Science Festival activities can be collected and used directly in your classroom.

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Latest news

The 2015 Science Festival is bigger than ever

23 March 2015

The 2015 Cambridge Science Festival finished on a high yesterday, following two weeks of lively science talks, demonstrations, theatre, comedy, and much more.

The next generation of science

18 March 2015

Cambridge Science Festival 2015 finishes on a high, with another packed weekend. A highpoint will be the Schools’ Zone on Saturday, whilst on Sunday, the Festival returns to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

The ‘cutting edge’ of science at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus

17 March 2015

Why does sharing your health data matter so much? What does the future hold for medical research?

Life Sciences in the picture

13 March 2015

A visual demonstration of current biological research at the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge Science Festival on track for biggest weekend yet

11 March 2015

At the heart of Cambridge Science Festival, a city-wide extravaganza of free lectures, drop-in sessions and science events for visitors of all ages.

Festival information

Cambridge Science Festival 2016
7 - 20 March 2016

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