The veterinarians, bio-scientists and veterinary nurses at the RVC are involved in fascinating research and clinical practice. In previous years we have been part of many exciting science festivals and events which shared news of our innovative veterinary science.

Previous Science Events

Night at the Vet College: Life in Extreme Environments
13th November 2019

We welcomed over 300 people to our Camden campus who had the chance to take part in live experiments, hear expert talks, enjoy animal art and see birds of prey in action.

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

Animal CSI: Predator
20th March 2019

Animal CSI was back and this time, it as a predator. We took a dive into the world of veterinary science to 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.

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

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