Science Spectacular 2017

We exhibited at The Science Spectacular 21st October 2017 at The Manchester Museum.  This was a great family event showcasing The Complex Life of Sugars and Enzymes in Action.

New Scientist Live 2017

We exhibited at The New Scientist Live 28th September -1st October 2017 at EXCEL London. It was hugely popular with over 20,000 visitors!

MOOC Massive Open Online Course in Industrial Biotechnology

MOOC Massive Open Online Course in Industrial Biotechnology. Week 6: Glycoscience and Biotherapeutics

Nick Weise awarded a Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Nick’s award is in recognition of his on campus and distance learning course design and support of researchers and those new to teaching within both FSE and FBMH. Nick has also received an award from the Inclusion and Diversity Fund of the Royal Society of Chemistry to support his community engagement project in collaboration with Multilingual Manchester.

The University of Manchester community Festival 2017

As part of the University’s First Community Festival, we showcased the ‘synthetic biology of flavours and fragrances’ stand to gauge public opinion of biotechnology methods of production (tinyurl.com/y8c3arbo).

ScienceX Festival – The Sealife Centre

The Flitschlab contributed to an interactive stand at the Faculty’s #ScienceX event, which aims to engage non-traditional audiences with research and the University (tinyurl.com/y8opwmtj). This was a stand on ocean acidification at the SEALIFE Centre.



Royal Society Science Exhibition

MOSI, 24-28th October 2016

The Royal Society Science Exhibition

Application for The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Enzyme Explorers: hunting for wild chemistry

The Complex Life of Sugars

22-25th September 2016 at ExCel London

New Scientist Live


Atlas of Science Article

Selecting for selective enzymes: Engineering P450s to produce chiral alcohols by Nicholas J. Weise – 11th May 2016.

Sustainable Research Poster Competition

Sustainable Research Poster Competition – EPS Big Green Gathering, 8th March 2016. PhD Student Syed Ahmed wins best sustainable research poster – congratulations!

STEM Exhibition

Levenshulme School – 15th March 2016.

British Science Week

The University of Manchester, 16-18th March 2016.


The Trafford Centre, 23rd April 2016.

Sweet Existence at The Forum

Sweet Existence at The Forum, University of Exeter, 6-9 th June 2016.


Sweet Existence by artist Karen Barber

Sweet Existence by artist Karen Barber – a vibrant, colourful collection of abstract paintings that showcase the incredibly diverse and vital roles of sugars.


MIB Open Day

8th November 2014, Manchester.

The Science Spectacular

The Science Spectacular, 2nd November 2014, The Manchester Museum.

The Great British Biosciences Festival

The Great British Biosciences Festival, 14-16th November 2014, London.


A roadmap for Glycoscience in Europe

Glycoscience White Paper

The Science Spectacular

The Science Spectacular – 2nd November 2013, The Manchester Museum.

MIB Open Day

8th November 2013, Manchester.

The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

1-7th July 2013, London.