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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18Jun Citizen science comes to GCSE Science in Action

Citizen science comes to GCSE Science in Action

Join us at GCSE Science in Action this year where we will discover how to contribute to cutting-edge science from our sofas with the galaxy zoo project. Galaxy zoo used the power of the crowd to classify and understand how galaxies are formed. Dr Becky Smethurst will take us on [...]

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18Jun We’re thrilled to welcome back Dr Hugh Hunt to GCSE Maths in Action

We’re thrilled to welcome back Dr Hugh Hunt to GCSE Maths in Action

We’re thrilled to welcome back Dr Hugh Hunt, Reader in Engineering at Cambridge University, to GCSE Maths in Action. Hugh grew up in Melbourne, Australia and has been awarded the prestigious Rooke Award for public promotion of engineering. Hugh is famous for his documentaries on Channel 4, including Dambusters – [...]

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18Jun Jason Lewis, award-winning explorer will inspire at Geography in Action this autumn!

Jason Lewis, award-winning explorer will inspire at Geography in Action this autumn!

Jason Lewis, award-winning explorer, author, and environmental champion will inspire at Geography in Action this autumn! He is credited by Guinness World Records as the first person to circumnavigate the Earth without using motors or sails: walking, cycling, and inline skating five continents, and kayaking, swimming, rowing, and pedaling a [...]

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18Jun Leading human rights lawyer Dexter Dias QC to speak at Sociology in Action this autumn!

Leading human rights lawyer Dexter Dias QC to speak at Sociology in Action this autumn!

Dexter Dias QC is a barrister who has been instructed in some of the biggest cases in recent years involving human rights, murder, crimes against humanity, terrorism, war crimes and genocide. Drawing on his highly acclaimed book ‘The Ten Types of Human’, he will present a fascinating and thought-provoking session exploring [...]

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6Jun Economics in Action: What happens when the money runs out?

Economics in Action: What happens when the money runs out?

We’re thrilled that Stephen King, senior economic adviser at HSBC, journalist and consultant, will present at Economics in Action in London this autumn. Stephen will look at the impact of the emerging nations on western economic prosperity and what actions governments can take to prevent an economic collapse of the [...]

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4Jun Sir Max Hastings to join History in Action this autumn

Sir Max Hastings to join History in Action this autumn

We are delighted to announce that award-winning author, journalist and broadcaster Sir Max Hastings will speak at Democracy and Dictatorship in Germany this autumn. Sir Max has published widely and prolifically and his work has appeared in every British national newspaper. He will explore the issues around the consequences for [...]

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