Video AI: from Pixels to Data

The July talk will be given by Pam Fisher who will be talking about her work on video AI. Today’s Artificial Intelligence creates an abundance of new opportunities.  This talk will focus on video AI, extracting meaning from moving images. ‘Deep learning’ in particular has reached new levels of performance, but requires substantial raw data
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Skylark: Britain’s first space rocket

The October talk will be given by Robin H Brand who will be talking about the Skylark, Britain’s first space rocket. These days, few have heard of the Skylark sounding rocket. Yet, in 1957, it was the first British rocket to reach space, and became the basis of Britain’s earliest space programme. Over the next
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Beautiful or Beastly? an Introduction to Bacteria

In a change to the programme, the June talk will now be given by Dr Suzanna Lewis who will be talking about her research into bacteria. Beautiful or Beastly is an introduction to the world of bacteria breaking down the basics of: what bacteria are, their structure and how this helps them survive, what they
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Does the context of healthcare matter? [CANCELLED: SEE UPDATE]

The June talk will be given by Dr Kat Bradbury who will be talking about how contextual factors can affect treatment outcomes. In this talk Dr Bradbury will present research which explores how contextual factors  such as  the patient-practitioner relationship, practitioners’ expectations of how well patients will respond to treatment and the setting within which
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Water Drop by José Manuel Suárez

Slow Water

The May talk will be given by Dr Chris Bore of Kingston University who will be exploring the very peculiar and poorly understood properties of water, and how these properties are key to our world and life upon it. Water is the most common, and most mysterious, substance on Earth. Shaped by deep subtleties of
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Quantum Internet

What is Quantum Internet?

The April talk will be given by Daryus Chandra of the University of Southampton who will be talking about his research into quantum computing.

A historic map of New Sarum

Where in the world am I: A brief history of the science of knowing where we are and how to get from A to B.

The March talk will be given by Dr Paul Cripps who will be talking about the science behind knowing where we are and how to get places. 

DNA Methylation by Christoph Bock, Max Planck Institute for Informatics

Genome in Action: The wonderful world of epigenetics.

The February talk will be given by Prof. Deborah Mackay, who will be talking about her research into epigenetics. All the cells in our bodies contain the same DNA, but they’re all doing different things with that DNA.  The epigenetic ability of cells to vary what genes they use is what makes us the amazing,
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Single-Day-Plastic Litter by RealWorld Visuals

Not so fantastic plastic

The January talk will be given by Prof Andrea Russell, Professor of Physical Electrochemistry at the School of Chemistry, University of Southampton. Prof Russell will be talking about her research into the problems of plastics.

Sci-Fi influences on Evolutionary Linguistics

The December talk will be given by Dr Hannah Little who will be talking about her research into evolutionary linguistics.

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