Biomedical Science Day 2019
The world's biggest biomedical science celebration!
We were once again overwhelmed by our members, as Biomedical Science Day 2019 was a huge success. Over 150 hospital and university laboratories across the UK took part in celebrations, welcoming thousands of visitors to learn about the science at the heart of their healthcare.
Hashtags #AtTheHeartOfHealthcare and #BiomedicalScienceDay2019 trended all throughout the day on social media gaining an audience of over 6 million people viewing Biomedical Science Day posts.
The awareness day also gained the attention of some big Twitter accounts, including Guardian Healthcare, Behind Closed Doors’ Dr Amir Khan, and Sarah Wollaston MP. On Facebook, there were lots of messages of support from NHS trusts, charities and other healthcare pages. Our online community were active and posted pictures of their events all day.
In the media
BBC Radio 2, DJ Zoe Ball – who has an average weekly audience of 9.05 million – also gave a shout out to biomedical scientists across the UK, as did BBC Radio Leeds and BBC Radio Jersey. A full list of media coverage can be found on our 'In the news' page.
A compilation of photos from the day, including all competition entries, can be found in our Facebook gallery.
Plans for 2020
Biomedical Science Day 2020 plans are already being put together and members will be notified soon about the new date along with activities and ideas to take part and join in the celebrations.