- Dr Susannah Maidment discusses the science behind Jurassic Park to find out how things have changed since this iconic blockbuster first hit cinemas in 1993.
- Professor John Howse reveals how diagrammatic reasoning can improve your problem solving. Come along and see if you can crack some fiendish challenges and puzzles.
- Dr Derek Covill and Author Max Glaskin discover how science, engineering and cyclists can work together to make the perfect machine on an easy bike ride with regular stops for demonstrations, experiments and discussion.
- Dr Jaime Kaminski and Dr Karina Rodriguez explore the ‘Sussex Loops’ which were used as body ornamentation in the Bronze Age. Gain a unique insight on the use of scientific approaches and digital technologies used to experience the way of life of our Sussex ancestors.
- Dr Neil Maxwell is running live experiments to see how we can cope better in a hot environment.
- Dr Tania Mclntosh is discovering more about the wonderful world of British pregnancy magazines from the 1950s-1990s.
- Professor Gillian Bendelow is revealing how her collaborative local study into high rates of police detentions of distressed and mentally ill individuals in Sussex has influenced policy at the national level.
- Professor Colin Smith is discussing the advantages and disadvantages of donating his genome sequence to Personal Genome UK under 'open consent'.
- Dr Professor Kelly Snook is guiding people through Kepler’s harmonies, allowing the audience to become immersed in space using augmented reality and innovative data gloves.
- Professor Charlie Hooker is creating festival heliographs using pictures by local artists and his Sunshine Recorder installation.
- Dr Dawn Scott is sharing her research findings on urban mammals, as well as some unexpected stories about what they (and their researchers) get up to in the city at night.
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What's happening at the British Science Festival 2017
We are proud co-hosts of this year’s British Science Festival. Take a look at what's happening and you'll find a diverse, intriguing and engaging sample of our latest research and new thinking on subjects ranging from genetics and nanoparticles to urban mammals and food allergies.
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