Organising Group

The Annual Schools Science Conference is organised by

The 10th event, Science for Living, is produced in collaboration with The Royal College of Pathologists.

The event’s main objectives are to:

  • Inspire students to study science
  • Demonstrate the importance of science in health and everyday life
  • Showcase some of the myriad careers open to those who study science.

The conference is exclusively presented by experienced professionals in the fields of science and healthcare, and attracts around 350 students from London secondary schools and further education colleges (years 9-11) along with their teachers. 

The backbone of the conference is made up of 80-100 enthusiastic volunteer scientists from various sectors, including NHS, academia, public sectors, industry, and commerce, who provide engaging hands-on displays.

The 2013 organising group comprised:

  • Don Henderson (Founder & Co-Chair)
  • Kimberly Gilmour (Chairman)
    Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children NHS Trust
  • Sue Alexander
    The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
  • Manfred Almeida (Treasurer)
    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Sarah Armstrong
    The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mike Carter
    The Health Protection Agency
  • Georgina Lavender
    georgina’s science
  • Rebecca Macrae
    Barts and The London NHS Trust
  • Maria Rossini
    British Science Association London, Institute of Education
  • Sharon Gage (Event Organiser)
    SRG Project Management

Science for Living

The 10th Annual Schools Science Conference took place on 19th March 2013

The Royal College of Pathologists

2 Carlton House Terrace
St James’s