This article describes, and provides the tools to use, a card game developed to engage players with the genetics behind malaria susceptibility.

The card game, Cards Against Malaria, was developed at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, UK, where researchers wanted to find a new and innovative way of engaging people with their research. 

Caption: An explanation and play through of the game.

The content on this page forms part of the online report for the 2017 International Engagement Workshop "It's Complicated: navigating scientific complexity in public and community engagement". To read more about hands-on and schools engagement visit the schools engagement and hands-on science theme from the workshop. To read more about the full workshop and access the rest of the report including video presentations, discussion summaries, and tools, visit the workshop page.

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