The veterinarians, bio-scientists and veterinary nurses at the RVC are involved in fascinating research and clinical practice. Every year we are part of many exciting science festivals and events which share news of our innovative veterinary science.
Upcoming Science Events
Night at the Vet College: Reproduce - 11th March 2020
Event Postponed. New date TBC
There will be interactive science stands looking at everything from conservation breeding to oviducts, genetics to ethics! Check out our fantastic simulators and hear from experts in their field.
There will be expert lectures, including a talk from Professor Alan Pacey as part of the Sex in 3 Cities tour, as well as animal art from artist Tim Pond, and an exiting demonstration from our Head of Anatomy. You will have the chance to talk to the staff and students of the RVC to learn more about the university, and the cutting edge of reproduction research.
This event is intended for people ages 16+ due to the nature and level of the science being discussed. Please be aware that we have several specimens on display throughout the university which are used for teaching.
Recent Science Events
Night at the Vet College: Life in Extreme Environments
13th November 2019
Night at the Vet College: DawnDinos
10 April 2019
On 10th April we celebrated National Biomechanics Day! In an event all about animal movement, and we explored locomotion in extinct dinosaurs and archosaurs as well as in living animals.There was amazing science stalls, interactive activities, paleo-art, and the main event with John Hutchinson Professor of Evolutionary Biomechanics at the RVC. You can find out more about the DawnDinos team at https://dawndinos.com/
Animal CSI: Predator
20th March 2019
Animal CSI is back and this time, it's a predator. Dive into the world of veterinary science and get a glimpse behind the scenes, including hands-on veterinary pathology activities and a live-streamed dissection demonstration from the Royal Veterinary College’s Anatomy Lecture Theatre. This event is recommended for ages 16+.
Night at the Vet College
AWAKE: The rhythms that rule our lives
28 November 2018
It’s something we barely think about, but affects our every waking moment. How do the cycles of light and dark affect us and the animals around us?
Visitors joined us to explore the world of day and night and learn from expert researchers how the simple turning of the planet affects everything from animals cells to their reproduction.
Sponsored by the Physiological Society
Night at the Vet College - Wellbeing
Visit our Camden Campus for an evening of activities including:
A big thank you to everyone who made Night at the Vet College such a fantastic evening - from visitors to RVC staff and students! We would also like to thank the Physiological Society for funding our event all about wellbeing in animals.
We welcomed over 750 guests to the Camden Campus, from those who have been to every single Night at the Vet College event to first timers.
We hope that Night at the Vet College will be back again in Spring, so keep an eye out for further information.