4Jun Biology in Action: The Diet myth with Tim Spector

Biology in Action: The Diet myth with Tim Spector

Professor Tim Spector will join us at Biology in Action on November 16th to discuss all things gut – from the microbiome and faecal transplants to which diets, if any, work and why. Uncover the science behind the fads with Tim in his unique style this autumn! Tim will be [...]

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15May Discover Augmented Reality with Blippar at Computer Science in Action 2018

Discover Augmented Reality with Blippar at Computer Science in Action 2018

We’re thrilled to announce that Tushar Sharma from Blippar, will be joining our team of speakers at Computer Science in Action. Blippar, founded in 2011, specialises in augmented reality and computer vision, using the combination of these technologies to push the boundaries of visual search and user experience.   Computer [...]

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15May Year of Engineering at Maths in Action 2018

Year of Engineering at Maths in Action 2018

Following a very popular season in 2017/2018, Maths in Action is back with another thought-provoking and exciting programme. 2018 is the Year of Engineering so we’re thrilled to announce that Rob Bennett from BLOODHOUND SSC will be part of our amazing team of speakers in the autumn. Rob is Chief [...]

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14May Dame Carol Ann Duffy speaking at BOTH Love days in her final year as Poet Laureate!

Dame Carol Ann Duffy speaking at BOTH Love days in her final year as Poet Laureate!

We are delighted that the Poet Laureate has agreed to join us in London and at Warwick University this autumn in this her final year in the post. Following a live reading, Dame Carol Ann Duffy will devote a large part of this thought-provoking session to discussing her poetry and [...]

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14May Simon Singh returns with a BIG BANG

Simon Singh returns with a BIG BANG

We are delighted to announce the return of Simon Singh to Physics in Action 2018 in London, the Midlands and Manchester. Simon Singh, broadcaster and author of “Big Bang”, will tell the story behind one of the greatest questions in the history of humanity – where did the universe come [...]

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14May Why (almost) everything you know about Zimbardo and Milgram is wrong

Why (almost) everything you know about Zimbardo and Milgram is wrong

We are delighted to welcome Professor Stephen Reicher to Psychology in Action in London on 20th November 2018. Stephen is a leading expert on crowd psychology, and will discuss the psychology of conformity and obedience, considering Zimbardo’s Stanford Prison Experiment and Milgram’s Yale Obedience studies. He will show that both [...]

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30Apr Dr Dougal Jerram to speak at Geography in Action 2018

Dr Dougal Jerram to speak at Geography in Action 2018

We are thrilled to announce that geologist and TV presenter Dougal Jerram, AKA Dr. Volcano, will be joining Geography in Action this year to share his passion for Earth Science. Dougal’s interest in all things geology developed at school when he became interested in rocks, skiing and outdoor pursuits. After [...]

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30Apr Dr Nira Chamberlain to speak at GCSE Maths in Action!

Dr Nira Chamberlain to speak at GCSE Maths in Action!

Mathematical modeler Nira Chamberlain is listed by the Science Council as ‘one of the UK’s top 100 Scientists’ and became Vice-President of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications in 2017. Nira has over 20 years of experience at writing mathematical models/simulation algorithms that solve complex industrial problems and he [...]

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30Apr Grayson Perry to speak at London Art & Design day!

Grayson Perry to speak at London Art & Design day!

We are delighted to announce that our A-level ‘Creative Process’ day in London this autumn will include an exciting and eye-opening session from the artist Grayson Perry CBE RA. He will fire up your students’ creative juices with a lively session exploring the art world, being original and his own [...]

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30Apr GCSE Science in Action 2018/2019 – Marty Jopson returns with ZAP – the story of electricity

GCSE Science in Action 2018/2019 – Marty Jopson returns with ZAP – the story of electricity

We are delighted to welcome Marty back to GCSE Science in Action in 2018 for another actioned-packed and truly inspiring session where we will discover the story of electricity. Marty has a PhD in plant biology, is a science TV presenter, live show performer, writer, strange prop builder and all [...]

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