Leguminous discovery (2016)
Leguminous or fabaceae: while lentils and beans are part of this large family (with more than 20,000 species) ajonc, mimosa, lupine and Judean tree are also
25 centuries of light(s) (2015)
International year dedicated to major scientific events in the field of optics, such as the millennium of the great discoveries of Arab scientists of the 10th century, the discovery of laser in 1960 and the use of fibre optics in telecommunications in 1965
From mineralogy to crystallography (2014)
The exhibition shows the evolution of macroscopic mineralogy to microscopic crystallography through original writings, from Romé de l'Isle to Bragg, including Haüy, Delafosse, Pasteur and Bravais.
From Natural History to Biodiversity (2010)
The exhibition shows that, since the 19th century, great naturalists from Rennes have been passionate about biological diversity, thus advancing the knowledge of species and their functioning
Antiquarian book of the month
Every month, the University Libraries highlight a book from their heritage collections.
Find them in this slideshow(in french), and also on BU's Instagram account!
Screenings and debates (Documentary Film Month)
The documentary "À vous de juger" was projected in November 2021, followed by a debate with the director, Brigitte Chevet, and the magistrate François Lavallière.
University staff's got talent
At Université de Rennes 1, there are many hidden talents: this is what the « Les personnels ont du talent » exhibitions reveal. They list the most beautiful pictures taken by the university's staff.
Produced by the cultural service and presented at the Diapason, these exhibitions are also proposed in the university libraries.
Discover the book of the 2020 exhibition:
Exhibitions hosted in the BU
« Femmes et inégalités », exhibition proposed by OXFAM France, presented at the BU Centre then at the Sciences Po Rennes library in March and April 2021.