We’ve managed to squeeze the most Science Showoffs in one month into the shortest one of the months. Because Science.
On the line-up at the Star of Kings, 126 York Way (near Kings Cross) are:
Rachel New is Research Coordinator for the Oxford Centre for the Study of Intergroup Conflict in the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford. She’s also a dating coach. Audience participation may be required for her set on the psychology of dating!
Poly Chromatik – Nature is fierce. Nature is shiny. Nature is fabulous. Poly Chromatik will be breaking down the Physics of Fabulousness, serving examples of eye-popping optics from birds, bees, butterflies, and gibbon bollocks. There may be hand actions.
Alice Bell explains how scientific procrastination helped us discover global warming was happening.
Jamie Upton – Jamie is a molecular biologist hunting for the chemicals that guide our behaviour; or lack of it. In the wretched wake of Valentine’s Day, he talks us through the biochemistry of lust.
Michael Conterio – From science fiction to our homes, lasers are everywhere – but how do we appreciate their awesomeness without unfortunate accidents? Michael Conterio takes a careful look at laser safety.
Virginia Schutte talks about science words and her brain.
Sarah Jones – Sarah is a geomicrobiology PhD student who’s just realised that absolutely nobody cares about her research.
Plus more from Maia Elliott.