May 2013:- Bahrain Science Centre, part of the Ministry of Social Development in Bahrain, will host a real forensic scientist from the Medical Research Council in South Africa, Dr Valerie Corfield during the last week of May 2013.
Professor Valerie Corfield is a retired medical researcher who is very well known in South Africa for her involvement in informal education on medical issues, including HIV-Aids and the use of DNA in forensic science and genetics. She will be holding nine ‘DNA Detective' workshops and one ‘DNA Murder Mystery', which will allow visitors to get involved and discover the wonder of DNA. She will also do staff training on how to use DNA in teaching about forensics and genetics.
The ‘DNA Detective Workshop' is suitable for visitors aged 9 years and older and the ‘Murder Mystery' is suitable for visitors 12 years and older. Visit the Weekly Programme on our website www.bahrainsciencecentre.com for more information
The Bahrain Science Centre is located in Building 334, Road 109, Block 801, Riyadh Avenue, Isa Town, Kingdom of Bahrain and can be contacted on 17686466.