Here are a handful of Festival Events you can come along to next week – to find the full list of events head to the website, or look out for programmes around campus. See something that might interest a friend or family member? Spread the word!
As usual, just click on the links to be taken to the website to find out more and book your place
Saturday 14 June
11am – 12pm, Executive Business Centre (EB306)
Consider yourself a Star Wars fan? Come along to this fascinating event that teaches you planetary geology for the world of Star Wars:
What would it be like to live on Tatooine with two suns? Or on the ice world of Hoth, or molten Mustafar? This event will focus on a selection of ‘Star Wars’ planets. You’ll explore their geology and learn about our own planet along the way.
Run by Matthew Bennett
Thursday 12 June
12pm – 2pm, Executive Business Centre (EB708)
Since the global financial crisis and ensuing credit crunch, there has been substantial EU and UK sector re-regulation. This panel discussion looks at whether the result is a safer banking system, focused on serving the public good.
Run by Andy Mullineux
Monday 9 June
11am – 12pm, Poole House (PG73)
A good way to spend an early lunch hour perhaps? Come along to this event and challenge your dietary perceptions
Supply of conventional protein such as meat and fish is under strain as the world supports a growing population. In order to feed the world we must be open to alternative forms of food – including bugs! Challenge your cultural palate and gastronomic sensibilities by consuming unconventional foods, which are likely to form a large proportion of the food chain in the future.
Run by Andy Boer
Tuesday 10 June
10am – 4pm, Kimmeridge House (KG03)
One to send on to any teenagers in the family:
This event features a range of illustrated talks and practical exercises for years 10, 11, 12 and 13 students interested in forensic science. It will introduce students to a range of investigative forensic skills using observation, physical and chemical tests.
Run by David Osselton
Tuesday 10 June
4pm – 5pm, Poole House, (Stevenson Lecture Theatre)
If you missed Bryce’s fantastic talk last year on Prosthetics technology then make sure you don’t miss out again this time!
Be it a ball thrown or a wheelchair raced, this talk highlights the role that technology plays in sport. You’ll learn its colourful history and join the debate on the many controversies that have occurred in sport. We’ll discuss how maximising the performance of technology can be the fine difference between success or failure for an athlete.