Be Curious 2021: inspired innovation and discovery

Be Curious 2021 aimed to spotlight the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and showcase how research at Leeds is making a world of difference.

From searching for signs of life on distant planets, to enhancing life on Earth by engineering artificial cells and developing advanced materials, we have Inspired Innovation and Discovery covered with the following Sustainable Development Goals: 

  • Goal 1 No poverty 
  • Goal 8 Decent work and economic growth 
  • Goal 9 Industry, innovation and infrastructure 
  • Goal 12 Responsible consumption and production 

Be Curious with us

Seeing atoms

Fluid dynamics in action

Building origami viruses

Blurred lines: can we build an artificial cell?

View all the 2-minute wow-demonstrations, experiments and explainer videos for this theme in the Inspired Innovation and Discovery YouTube playlist.


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Inspired innovation and discovery LATES events

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