10Jun The Mathematics of crowds

The Mathematics of crowds

How many people can you fit into a football stadium or a music festival? How quickly are they all going to be able to get out? These are important questions for event organisers, and mathematicians can help to answer them. Join Dr Aoife Hunt at  GCSE Maths in Action in [...]

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10Jun Discover volcanic hazards at Geography in Action

Discover volcanic hazards at Geography in Action

Some 800 million people live within 100 km of an active volcano. This means they have to prepare for the wide variety of hazards and uncertainty volcanic eruptions or unrest creates. Join Dr Jenni Barclay from the University of East Anglia to explore those hazards and the different ways communities [...]

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10Jun

We are delighted to announce the return of Professor David Smith to Chemistry in Action in London this autumn. Join David to learn where chemistry meets medicine in a tale of intrigue, discovery and a very personal take on the value of scientific discovery. This is an unmissable session to inspire [...]

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10Jun

Our species is utterly unique. But we’re also very much like every other mammal on this planet. Neuroscientist and author of I, Mammal, Liam Drew will describe the evolution of the things that made mammals mammals and show how these traits help make us human. For more information and tickets: [...]

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10Jun Unseen poetry, writing skills, non-fiction texts and more at GCSE English in Action!

Unseen poetry, writing skills, non-fiction texts and more at GCSE English in Action!

Join us at GCSE English in Action this autumn in London and the Midlands for an information-packed programme covering unseen poetry, non-fiction texts, writing skills and more! Each day will feature four fascinating presentations including a reading by a leading poet to end the day on an unforgettable note. Tickets [...]

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13May (Civil) Engineering in Action

(Civil) Engineering in Action

Join Amy Wright, Senior Site Engineer at Farrans Construction, at our brand-new Engineering in Action enrichment day to discover how as roads, bridges, lighting and fresh water infrastructure are built by invisible superheroes and how civil engineers have saved more lives than doctors.   Engineering in Action: 24th June 2019, [...]

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13May Maths in Action: Fighting disease with mathematics

Maths in Action: Fighting disease with mathematics

Join Sara Jabbari from the University of Birmingham to discover how differential equations are used to understand antibiotic resistance, track the dynamics of bacterial infections and even develop new drugs to tackle disease.  Sara will be joined by the rest of our brilliant team of maths communicators at Maths in [...]

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13May

Dr Peter Lovatt is a Reader in Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, where he runs the dance psychology lab. His research looks at the effects of rhythm on the brain – from lifting mood to improving outcomes for individuals with neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s. He has combined his two passions, psychology [...]

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13May

We are delighted to welcome back the incredible Marty Jopson to GCSE Science in Action with a brand new session delving inside the mobile phone. From the elements inside, the optics used and the computation needed to power our favourite accessory, we will take a whirlwind tour through the sciences as [...]

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13May Join us at History in Action this autumn!

Join us at History in Action this autumn!

Join us at History in Action this autumn for an information-packed programme guaranteed to inspire! Don’t miss out on Sir Richard Evans’ fascinating talk on ‘Coercion and Consent in Nazi Germany’ at Democracy and Dictatorship in Germany in London on 21st November. Richard will explore how far Hitler and the [...]

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