We are passionate about public enagement in science. Over the years we’ve worked with a range of organisations on science engagement projects including the BBC, Wellcome Collection, Edinburgh Film Festival, Royal Society Summer Science Festival, Latitude Festival, and Tate Modern. Some selected examples can be found below.

Care, creativity and a connected world

Part of Being Human Exhibition at Wellcome Collection

Michael was involved in Podcast and film screenings (part 1 and part 2) for the Wellcome Collection main exhibit related to What Does it Mean to Be Human Now running May-September 2021.


The Touch Test

Science and broadcast collaboration with BBC and Wellcome Collection

This project explored attitudes and experiences of touch via the world’s largest contemporary survey on the topic, public exhibitions, and a series of broadcast programmes focussed on the topic of touch that received worldwide attention. The project had approximately 40,000 people take part from 113 countries (see list below for all country details).


Do you feel me

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, 2019

Banissy Lab shared research on people who feel the pain of other people at the Royal Society Summer Science Festival in 2019. Our exhibit included live experiments and talks from people that experience synaesthesia. It received press attention, including coverage on BBC Breakfast.


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