Darwin statue wearing a mask that displays College shield
  Thanks for applying!

This page has details and updates for students who have been selected for the Christ's College Biological Sciences Taster Series.

Each week we will email you with the joining details for the next session.


Note at the moment

For all sessions:

  • Please have pen and paper available.
  • Have your name displayed as
    First name + first letter of surname
    e.g. Becca P

Top up options:

You can also sign up for general sessions, as needed:



We've kept last time's programme here for now, as an example. The programme for 2023 participants will be released once we have selected students.

Date Session Further info Joining details
Thurs 10 March

Session 1: Introduction
with Kristy (Admissions Team)

Online, Meeting format Sent by email
Thurs 17 March
Charles Darwin: a genuine Natural Scientist before the Cambridge Natural Sciences course was established
with Prof Dave Norman
Online, Meeting format Sent by email
Thurs 24 March

An introduction to Infection and Immunity
with Dr Tom Monie

Online, Meeting format Sent by email
Thurs 31 March
Untangling the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis: understanding the relationship between plants and fungi
with Ms Raphaella Hull
Online, Meeting format Sent by email
Friday 8 April
12:00 noon start.
Optional Taster visit day In-person Sent by email

If you have a problem or if something is unclear, please email us at admissions@christs.cam.ac.uk.

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