The march was organised to highlight the contribution of science to society, and to encourage policies for further scientific research.
The Voice of the Future presents a unique opportunity to turn the tables on MPs and ask them questions at a select committee style event.
On Friday 3rd March, people arrived in their hundreds to watch ‘The Great Debate: Science, Rationality and Religion’. The debate explored whether science and religion really can be "co-protagonists in the search for truth."
Dr Adriano Lameira, from the Department of Anthropology at Durham University, has spent time living in rainforests with orangutans in order to collect data for his research.
In Durham, a pioneering technology has been developed which is providing a solution to fundamental issues in tissue engineering and stem cell biology.
Quite recently the most accurate measurement of the energy needed to break a chemical bond was made in Durham. Many more exciting discoveries are on the horizon here and around the world in the field of cold molecules.
To quote Irina Bokova, “the world needs science, and science needs women.”