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Tuesday 31 March

CANCELLED Towards a posthuman future

World-renowned scientist and bestselling author Martin Rees discusses how the future of humanity is bound to the future of science and hinges on how successfully we harness technological advances to address our challenges.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Thursday 02 April

CANCELLED - The joy of search

Join computer scientist and Senior Research Scientist at Google Daniel Russell who will show us how we can all be great online researchers.

When:

7.30pm to 9.00pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Friday 03 April

CANCELLED Finding our place in the Universe

In this joint event with the Embassy of France, astrophysicist Hélène Courtois will explore how she surfed the cosmos with international teams of researchers for twenty years working to map our local universe.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Monday 06 April

CANCELLED Holiday workshops: The enigma of cryptography (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year-olds students will learn about historical codes and ciphers, making use of a working WWII Enigma machine.

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

CANCELLED Holiday workshops: It's all in your head (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year olds, students will explore intriguing ways your brain works.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

CANCELLED Holiday workshops: It's all in your head (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will explore intriguing ways your brain works.

When:

2.00pm to 4.15pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Tuesday 07 April

CANCELLED Holiday workshops: Introduction to space science (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year-olds, students will explore the theory of rockets and space travel, and design a mission to Mars.

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

CANCELLED LYSC Holiday Workshops: Mars rover (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will use a Lego Mindstorms mars rover to explore, and search for signs of extra-terrestrial life.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Wednesday 08 April

CANCELLED Holiday workshops: Feel the power (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will explore the exciting world of electricity and power.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

CANCELLED LYSC Holiday Workshops: Extract your own DNA- Special Educational Needs Workshop (age 10-15)

This workshop is designed for those children who have special educational needs that means they could not attend the standard LYSC workshops. Students are introduced to enzymes, DNA structure, and will be using equipment usually found at degree level.

When:

12.30pm to 3.30pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–15

CANCELLED Holiday workshops: Feel the power (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will explore the exciting world of electricity and power.

When:

2.00pm to 4.15pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

CANCELLED Sharenthood: should we talk about our children online? CANCELLED

Join Leah Plunkett as she outlines the mistakes adults make with kids' private information, the risks that result, and the legal system that enables ‘sharenting’.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Thursday 09 April

CANCELLED LYSC Holiday Workshops: Extract your own DNA (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students learn about DNA and enzymes, and make their own DNA necklace.

When:

11.00am to 1.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

CANCELLED LYSC Holiday Workshops: Extract your own DNA (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students are introduced to enzymes, DNA structure, using equipment usually found at degree level.

When:

2.00pm to 4.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

CANCELLED Sway: Unravelling our unconscious bias

Behavioural scientist Pragya Agarwal combines case studies, personal experience, interviews and real world stories underpinned by scientific theories and research, to cover a wide range of implicit biases in depth.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks