Be Curious 2022 programme

Be Curious 2022 programme

Be Curious 2022 provided an opportunity to design, imagine, make, do, glue, explore and more, with over 35 interactive stalls and activities, a hands-on Tinker Space, performances, tours and more!

  • Caring for health

    From designing the healthcare technology of the future, to getting to know your guts, find out how our research is ‘caring for health'.

    A stall at the Be Curious festival.
  • Enabling sustainable lives

    From measuring sea-level rise from space to taking solar power cars racing, find out how our research is ‘enabling sustainable lives’.

    Students gardening in the sustainable garden
  • Inspired innovation and discovery

    From searching for signs of life on distant planets, to engineering the materials of the future, see how our research has ‘inspired innovation and discovery’ covered.

    A child looking at a matchstick model at Be Curious
  • Supporting society

    ​From understanding the origins of the words we use, to using the latest technology for caring and connection, see how our research is ‘supporting society'.

    A child playing the piano at Be Curious
  • Tinker Space

    New for 2022, our Tinker Space encourages families to spend time getting back to all things hands-on: making, doing, gluing, exploring and more!

    A child choosing a coloured pencil at Be Curious
  • Performances, workshops, tours and more

    Join us for a series of drop-in performances, workshops and tours, suitable for all the family.

    A child holding coloured pens at Be Curious 2020

Contact us

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