Design for Sickle Cell

Event schedule details

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June

13.00-13.30, 14.30-15.00, 16.30-17.00

Event location details

Amazing Bodies Zone

Imperial College London

Come, play and learn all about sickle cells in an interactive research experience.

In collaboration with the Invisible Warriors project, this workshop offers a chance to engage with current research and learn about Sickle Cell in a creative way.

‘Sickle Cell Centred Design’ is designed by Mary Adeturinmo (MRes Healthcare & Design, RCA & Imperial College), with eaim of advancing knowledge exchange about Sickle Cell. Mary says "This event is inspired by my MRes Healthcare and Design studies, where I have learnt to apply design thinking and system thinking to Sickle Cell. The research aims to gain insights from multiple perspectives to gain a deeper understanding of the impact of Sickle Cell."

Session times

13.00-13.30: Workshop (Families)
14.30-15.00: Workshop (Families)
16.30-17.00: Workshop (Young adults)

Visitor information

This is a drop in event. To plan your visit, you can download a copy of the timed events schedule and map (pdf) or see the printed programme (pdf)

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Event categories

  • Adults
  • Family with 12+
  • Family with 7+
  • Workshop