School Science Conference 2022

Learning objectives

  • Find out what stem cells are, understand the difference between unipotent, multipotent, pluripotent and totipotent stem cells, and learn about stem cell transplants (also known as a bone marrow transplant).
  • Find out about Fanconi anaemia, including symptoms, treatment and potential options for donors
  • Consider the ethical considerations surrounding ‘designer babies’ and ‘saviour siblings’.

Other opportunities for students to learn about pathology

  • RCPath Open Day - Tuesday 21 June 2022, from 9am-3pm. Open to GCSE/sixth form students with a strong interest in studying medicine or biomedical science at university. We will be highlighting the various pathology specialties and providing a glimpse into careers within pathology. The day will consist of a series of hands-on activities and students will have the opportunity to speak with pathologists from various specialties. There is a limited capacity for the event, so places will be offered on a first come first served basis. Please email: [email protected] to express interest in this event with:
    • an estimate of the number of students
    • which year groups the students are in
    • how many teachers will be able to attend with the students
  • Art of Pathology Competition - closes 30 May. Open to adults and children in the UK and abroad. Win up to £1000!
  • National Pathology Week - save the date: 20-26 June 2022. 
  • Diamond Jubilee Celebrations - find out how we are celebrating our 60th anniversary and take part.