16Jul Award-winning poet Owen Sheers to speak at GCSE English in Action!

Award-winning poet Owen Sheers to speak at GCSE English in Action!

We are delighted to announce that the poet, author and scriptwriter Owen Sheers will bring insights and energy to this day with an exciting and thought-provoking reading of his poems. Owen will discuss the meaning and inspiration behind the words and answer audience questions. Owen’s many awards include Somerset Maugham [...]

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16Jul Can you rewire the adult brain?

Can you rewire the adult brain?

Can you rewire the adult brain? In theory the answer is ‘yes’, but no one seems to know exactly how to do it. From neuroplasticity research to brain training and meditation, there are many claims made about exactly how to rewire your brain. Do any of these work? We are [...]

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16Jul Biological adaptations uncovered

Biological adaptations uncovered

We are delighted to announce two very special sessions at Biology in Action 2018, where we will look at adaptations, behaviour and conservation in a new light. Kirsten Bomblies is Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology at the John Innes Centre, the UK’s leading plant research institute. Kirsten will discuss [...]

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16Jul Creativity in design

Creativity in design

We’re thrilled to welcome designer and author Pascal Anson back to our Product Design inspiration programme this autumn. Pascal has found fame as an expert mentor on BBC 1’s The Big Painting Challenge. Pascal will run an exciting two-part session in which he will explore and demonstrate the creativity and resourcefulness [...]

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16Jul Economics and innovation…

Economics and innovation…

At Economics in Action (London) this autumn the world-renowned economist and author Tim Harford will reinvigorate your students’ passion for economics by delivering a truly inspiring session. Tim is the author of the best-selling book The Undercover Economist, a senior columnist at the Financial Times, and the presenter of Radio [...]

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29Jun Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt set to inspire at Computer Science in Action…

Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt set to inspire at Computer Science in Action…

Nigel Shadbolt, principal and fellow in Computer Science at Jesus College Oxford is the chairman and co-Founder, along with Sir Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the world wide web) of the Open Data Institute. Nigel has transformed the widely acclaimed data.gov.uk site in his role as an Information Adviser to the [...]

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29Jun Maths and money…

Maths and money…

Bobby Seagull was an investment banking trader, accountant, social entrepreneur and a semi-finalist captain on University Challenge. He now teaches Maths at secondary school and is researching for his Doctorate and this autumn he will speak at Maths in Action Warwick (Nov 14) and Maths in Action Manchester (Nov 28) Bobby used [...]

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29Jun Chemistry in Action 2018: Making the monster

Chemistry in Action 2018: Making the monster

Kathryn Harkup (chemist and author) specialises in tales from the quirkier side of science. Join Kathryn at Chemistry in Action in London this autumn to discover the chemistry Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, published 200 years ago this year. You can see Kathryn at: KS5 Chemistry in Action: Mon, 12 Nov 2018, Emmanuel [...]

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29Jun Physics in Action 2018: The future ain’t what it used to be…

Physics in Action 2018: The future ain’t what it used to be…

Discover the predictions for the future made using physics over the years with Mark Lewney (a.k.a The Rock Doctor) at Physics in Action in 2018/19. We will look at the theoretical, the cutting-edge and the frankly absurd things that science has predicted through the ages, ending with some incredible guitar-based [...]

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28Jun Renowned artist and printmaker Chris Orr MBE RA to speak at The Creative Process in the Midlands!

Renowned artist and printmaker Chris Orr MBE RA to speak at The Creative Process in the Midlands!

Chris Orr MBE RA is an artist and printmaker who has exhibited worldwide and published over 400 limited edition prints in lithography, etching and silkscreen. He believes that the print is like a page in that it gives the artist the opportunity to open a dialogue directly with the viewer. [...]

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