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MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit


The Unit has an active programme of Public Engagement and Communication, as it is important to disseminate the findings of our research and other outcomes to the general public, policymakers, science committees, industry and media.  Our public engagement objectives define the activities that we pursue, such as: 

The Unit is also active in social media and websites, such as Twitter, Facebook, Youtube and ResearchGate, and has designed its own movies, colouring/activity books, puzzles, games and computer games.  The Unit has a Public Engagement and Communication Committee, which develops new ideas and organises the various events.

For further information about the activities of the Unit, please contact our Communications Manager, Penny Peck.


Videos about mitochondria

Inside the human cell

Mitochondrial dynamics

Mitochondrial fission and fusion

The molecular mechanism of transport by the mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier