Largest gathering of people dressed as scientists: world record set by UNSW Science (VIDEO)
SYDNEY, Australia -- As part of its inaugural Faculty Showcase Day, UNSW Science held a fun attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as scientists; more than 900 people took part, setting the new world record, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: As part of its inaugural Faculty Showcase Day on Monday 27 November, UNSW Science held a fun attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as scientists. More than 900 people took part, which was enough to break the record. (enlarge photo)
For the record attempt, people had to wear a lab coat, lab glasses and hold a piece of lab equipment.
"It was amazing to look down University Mall and a see a sea of white," said UNSW Science Dean Professor Emma Johnston, "and then watch as they took off their coats and revealed themselves as the diverse array of researchers we know them to be.
"It was a fantastic way to end our showcase, with the whole UNSW community coming together to reflect the strength of our scientific endeavour."
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