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School of Biological Sciences - International Men's Day Event

Some of the extremely talented Staff in the School of Biological Sciences treated their fellow colleagues and students to a fantastic showcase of their hobbies and interests 'outside the lab' in celebration of International Men's Day 2019.

Professor Moira Dean and Dr Paul Caplat who treated us to a fantastic performance of Lindy-Hop Dancing

The Athena SWAN SAT Team organised this very exciting event in celebration of International Men's Day on Tuesday 19 November.  Some of their male staff members who were accompanied by their friends and other members of staff from the School, showcased their 'Life Outside the Lab'.

We were treated to a sensational showcase of some of the following:

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Fencing
  • a show-stopping performance of Lindy-Hop dancing
  • Dodgeball and Football skills
  • Thai-Chi
  • a demonstation of golf on the Nintendo Wii by our very own Head of School and achiever of a hole-in-one, Geoff McMullan
  • shown how to make your own guitar
  • informed of the benefits of running
  • mental health awareness
  • how to grow your own vegetables in a polytunnel
  • how to create a planted acquarium 

This was certainly an unforgettable event!

View photographs from this event on our Image Gallery