Don’t be put off by the fact that Joanna Verran is Emeritus Professor of Microbiology at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has a passion for using arts and the humanities to help audiences engage with science. The Bad Bugs Bookclub gets scientists and non-scientists reading fiction that features infection and contagion

The Bad Bugs Bookclub: using fiction to engage with science, with Joanna Verran

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Date: 05 Jul 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30pm

Venue: Penlee Coach House

Price: £4

Code: PCH31

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Don’t be put off by the fact that Joanna Verran is Emeritus Professor of Microbiology at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has a passion for using arts and the humanities to help audiences engage with science. The Bad Bugs Bookclub gets scientists and non-scientists reading fiction that features infection and contagion – and that means vampires as well as viruses. Joanna plans to launch a local branch of the Bookclub, meeting several times a year.

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