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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24Apr Join Daniel Charny at Product Design in Action for a practical look at social design

Join Daniel Charny at Product Design in Action for a practical look at social design

We’re thrilled to welcome Daniel Charny, internationally recognised creative director and lecturer, to Product Design in Action this autumn.  He will explore some fascinating designs that have helped disabled people by enabling them to do things they couldn’t before such as buttoning up a coat and becoming more mobile.   [...]

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24Apr Ayeisha Thomas-Smith to speak at Economics in Action

Ayeisha Thomas-Smith to speak at Economics in Action

We’re excited to welcome broadcaster and economist Ayeisha Thomas-Smith to Economics in Action in London and Warwick University this autumn. Ayeisha is a presenter on radio 4’s Economics with subtitles and she hosts weekly podcasts for The New Economics Foundation. She will be joined by four more economists for two [...]

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24Apr Engineering smart buildings with physics

Engineering smart buildings with physics

We are delighted to welcome Young Woman Engineer of the Year, electronic and electrical engineer Dr Ozak Esu to Physics in Action London this autumn. Ozak will tell her personal and scientific story, from power cuts in Nigeria to a PhD in vibrational research on wind turbines, work in industry and more [...]

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24Apr Chemistry in Action: From poisons to personalised cancer treatment with chemistry

Chemistry in Action: From poisons to personalised cancer treatment with chemistry

We are delighted to announce two sessions highlighting the very different ways chemistry can impact the human body in London this autumn. Belle Taylor introduces the chemistry behind cancer before moving on to how cutting-edge chemical techniques are defining how we investigate and treat tumours. Belle is Strategic Partnerships Manager at [...]

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24Apr Join Dame Zandra Rhodes at the Creative Process in London!

Join Dame Zandra Rhodes at the Creative Process in London!

We are very excited to announce that leading fashion icon Dame Zandra Rhodes will speak at the Creative Process in London this autumn. Zandra Rhodes is a British fashion designer who helped put London at the cutting edge of international fashion. In this unmissable presentation, she will discuss her fascinating [...]

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