Pub in Soho, by Davide D'Amico

Pub Acoustics, Soundscapes and Beer

In a change to the programme, the July talk will now be given by Juan Battaner-Moro from Southampton Solent University who will be talking about how sound can affect your pub experience.

WASP Ecoliner by Dykstra Naval Architects

Winds of Change – A return to sail powered cargo ships

The June talk will be given by Dr Richard Pemberton of Plymouth University. Richard will be talking about his research into the future of sail powered ships.

The Bloodhound SSC car

The Bloodhound project: From 0-1000mph

The April talk will be given by Alan Frener, Ambassador for the BLOODHOUND SSC project, a unique, high-technology project to design and build a car that will break the 1,000mph barrier and set a new world land speed record. Designed and constructed in the UK, BLOODHOUND SSC includes components and sponsorship from international companies and will make its record attempt in South Africa.

'Charles Darwin for Time Magazine' by Charis Tsevis

The Origin of Species in 45 minutes

The March talk will be given by Dr Neil Gostling from the University of Southampton. Neil will be talking about what Darwin did and didn’t say in that most famous published work on evolution by natural selection.

Chocolate Fountain at the Bellagio by Chris Robinson

Toothpaste, Custard and Chocolate: Maths gets messy

The May talk will be given by Prof. Helen Wilson of University College London who will be talking about her research into complex fluids. This talk will look at mathematical modelling of real, complex fluids in flow situations – some with serious commercial applications, and some just for fun. We’ll spend most of the time
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"Cathodes – baked to order" by BASF

Making Things Work in the Mysterious Metastable World

The January talk will be given by Prof. Chick Wilson of the University of Bath who will be talking about some clever chemistry. From stopping garden swings in defiance of gravity to colour changing cars and incredibly tiny on-off switches, Bath Chemist Professor Chick Wilson invites you into his Mysterious Metastable World. Chick will explain
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Kurzgesagt - 'in a nutshell'

Kurzgesagt – ‘In a nutshell’

Kurzgesagt present a YouTube channel chock full of really interesting, informative science videos presented as humourous, informal animated short films.

Brains! by Hey Paul Studios

Mind Games: Trick or Truth?

The December talk will be given by Dr. Ed Morrison of the University of Portsmouth who will be talking about what your mind can and cannot do, complete with some demonstrations so you can decide for yourself which claims are fact and which are fake. A thought can be implanted into your mind without you knowing. Your
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Numerical simulations of the gravitational waves emitted by the inspiral and merger of two black holes

Einstein’s Secret Universe

The November talk will be given by Dr. Ian Jones of the Gravity Group at the University of Southampton. Dr Jones will be talking about recent groundbreaking discoveries in the field of black holes and astrophysics. On February 11th 2016, something truly remarkable was announced to the world – the detection of gravitational waves from
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Human Genome by Tom Purcell

100,000 Genomes Project

The February talk will be given by Dr Catherine Mercer (Consultant Clinical Geneticist, University Hospital Southampton) and Dr Frank Ratcliff (Wessex Academic Health Science Network) who will be talking about their work on the 100,000 Genomes Project. The 100,000 Genomes Project will sequence 100,000 genomes from around 70,000 people. Participants are NHS patients with a
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