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Cambridge Festival of Ideas

23/10/2013   Jenni

For the 2013 Festival of Ideas in Cambridge we worked with scientist Andy Osborne who specialises in eye research.  We ran a drop-in workshop at the Cambridge Science Centre for families where they could learn about how the eye works and the variety of different eye diseases and disorders that can impact on sight.

Andy had some great vision altering glasses that helped people to understand what sufferers of different eye conditions can see.  We were joined by artist Jenny Walsh and some sixth form students who invited people to help build a giant eye sculpture to learn more about the rods and cones in the eye.ResizedImage400300 CamSciCentre 2nd Nov 2013 8 Small