Your Manchester Scientist
|Starts:||12:00 30 Oct 2015|
|Ends:||14:00 30 Oct 2015|
|What is it:||Activity|
|Organiser:||The John Rylands Library|
|Venue opening hours:||Monday 12noon - 5pm; Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 12noon - 5pm|
|Who is it for:||Families, General public|
Manchester has long been a hotbed of scientific innovation and discovery. To celebrate this, we’ll be delving into our Special Collections to showcase the achievements of some of our city’s greatest scientific minds, and you'll get a chance to vote for who you think is our top Manchester scientist.
Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TheJohnRylands to be inspired by images from our collections, and vote online for your favourite Manchester scientist, choosing from five scientists with links to items in our collections. Voting will run throughout Manchester Science Festival, and we'll be announcing the winner on social media on Monday, 2 November.
Join us at the Library on Friday, 30 October to discover highlights from our scientific collections and learn more about the stories behind them, we'll be showcasing items relating to the top two front-running scientists as voted by you, plus there'll be an opportunity to add to the voting on the day. Who will you vote for?
No need to book, just drop in!
FREE, suitable for families, ages 11+
In association with Manchester Science Festival
Travel and Contact Information
The John Rylands Library Deansgate