The Art of Science: the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine


The beauty of science captured in glass

While recovering from COVID-19, internationally renowned artist Luke Jerram was inspired to sculpt in glass a single nanoparticle of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, one million times its actual size.

“It became clear to me that my next artwork should focus on the vaccine — our way out of this global crisis — as a tribute to the scientists and medical teams who have been working collaboratively across the world to fight the virus.”

In conversation: Professor Sarah Gilbert and artist Luke Jerram

Join Professor Sarah Gilbert — Professor of Vaccinology at the University of Oxford and leader of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine team — in conversation with Luke Jerram and our Director Dr Silke Ackermann to hear the story of the vaccine development and discover how art can celebrate the powerful beauty of science.


Online  |  Thursday 20 May, 6-7pm  | Tickets: £5 

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Luke Jerram COVID Vaccine sculpture with Professor Sarah Gilbert