The University Of Sheffield
Krebs Festival


Western Bank Exhibition

15 October–17 March
Western Bank Library

Opening Times

Monday to Thursday 9am to 7pm
Friday 10am to 7pm
Saturday 12pm to 6pm (excluding holidays)

The KrebsFest exhibition is an exciting, free exhibition open to the public. The exhibition will focus on the important scientific discoveries made by Nobel Prize winner Sir Hans Krebs.

Exhibition Gallery, Western Bank Library (next to the Arts Tower), University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN

Robo-plant, which stimulates the process of photosynthesis

Robo-plant, which stimulates the process of photosynthesis


The exhibition will also showcase highlights from the Krebs Institute and its ground-breaking research work. As well as the history of Sir Hans Krebs’ discoveries made at the University, the exhibition will look at the legacy of Krebs and science in Sheffield by examining the current world-class research projects Imagine: Imaging Life, Florey and the Grantham Centre.

The exhibition will use historic items relating to Sir Hans Krebs and the University, as well as scientific research equipment and models. There will be a series of interactive activities and displays including the Robo-plant which simulates the process of photosynthesis. You will get the chance to view the unseen world of microbiology through a series of giant images from microscopes. There will also be artists’ representations of molecular life and micro-organisms.

Contact details:

Tel: 0114 222 7231/7260

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