Community Open Doors Day: Science Cabaret
The Faculty of Natural Sciences invites you to join their fabulous Science Cabaret. The show will feature a diverse selection of short, highly visual presentations disclosing thought- provoking facts and stimulating topics which represent much of the research carried out in the Faculty of Natural Sciences. We are running two completely different hour long sessions and you are welcome to book into one or both. We will be covering topics ranging from biodiversity, to life on Mars and from facial recognition to microbiology.
Session 1: 10.30 to 11.30am
Christian Schroder - Life on Mars – past, present or future?
Isabel Jones - Biodiversity in the tropics
Anna Bobak - Face recognition - a very special superpower
Sophie Fridman - PDRA - Why salmon production is so important to Scotland
Jason Adair - The human interface with artificial limbs
Session 2: Noon to 1pm
Sabine Matallana Surget – Environmental microbiology
Kirsty Park – Why should we care about biodiversity?
Graham MacKenzie - How to build a time machine
Jess Enright - Understanding networks: the maths of connections
Stu Auld – The evolution of sex
Sonia Rey Planellas – Do fish have personalities?
The University hosts our Open Doors Day in celebration of our 50th anniversary. Our Community Open Doors day aims to bring every part of the campus alive by inviting the local community in to join us in celebrating the anniversary. The programme includes: engaging talks; a Science Fair in the Atrium; a chance to explore the history of the University through the Archives; participation in a series of fun activities; and an adaptation of the daily mile challenge to tie the events and activities together.
This event is open to all and is free to attend but places should be booked in advance. Please book online here.
For further information, please contact the Events Team on 01786 467033 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.