MPLS Researchers at Pint of Science 2019
3 April 2019
Public Engagement - news
The popular festival of science in pubs is back this year, with 7 locations hosting talks from researchers between 20-22 May. Go along to show your support and get inspiration.
There 11 researchers from MPLS departments giving talks:
- The Plight of the Planet - Wig and Pen - 20 May - Dr William Homoky (How plankton ride the ocean's ferrous wheel) and Prof Gideon Henderson (Taking it back: how can we remove CO2 from the atmosphere?) both Earth Sciences
- Penguins in a Changing World - Wig and Pen - 21 May - Dr Tom Hart and Fiona Jones, both Zoology
- Rooted in History - Wig and Pen - 22 May - Sandy Hetherington, Plant Sciences (Unearthing the roots of the first giant trees) and Dr Charlotte Kirchhelle, Plant Sciences and Engineering Sciences (The importance of being edgy: how plants make organs)
- Equality Street - Jericho Tavern - 22 May - Dr Clara Barker, Materials (Why diversity is good for science)
- Distant Galaxies - Turl Street Kitchen - 20 May - Dr Becky Smethurst (Galaxy Zoo: from the lab to your living room) and Dr Aprajita Verma (Imagine a galaxy behind another galaxy....), both Physics
- Brave New Worlds - Turl Street Kitchen - 21 May - Dr Oscar Barragan, Physics (Tales of other worlds)
- Life in Space - Turl Street Kitchen - 22 May - Dr Sarah Rugheimer, Physics (Earth Mark Two...)
You can see the full line up here: pintofscience.co.uk/events/oxford
If you'd like to have a go next year, you can express interest via this form. The speakers are curated by local organisers. If you'd like to get involved in organising a future event, drop the Pint of Science team an email.
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