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Science @ Stirling

Tuesday 2nd February 2016 at 7pm

MacRobert Playhouse


Always wanted to know what researchers at the University were up to, but were afraid to ask? Come to our science cabaret! The show will feature a diverse selection of short, highly visual presentations disclosing thought-provoking facts and stimulating topics from animal attraction to catching criminals.

This is a free but ticketed event in which audience members will be able to enjoy a complementary glass of wine and nibbles while novel research from biology, computing, health sciences, mathematics, and psychology are unveiled at the event, to be held at the MacRobert Arts Centre. Arrive at 6.45pm for drinks. The show starts at 7pm and is expected to end at 9pm. There will be an interval.

The Science Cabaret is supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council through the POEMS network for predictive modelling for healthcare and is organised by the Stirling Chapter of Science Grrl. The talks will be at an appropriate level for those aged 12-100.

Programme details

We will have eight talks, with an interval in the middle.

[Fish on Ice]
June Andrews
Champagne, Chocolate and How to Delay Dementia
Elena Dimova
Preventing type 2 diabetes
Craig Docherty
Gamification or how Mary Poppins can solve the problems of tomorrow
Peter Hancock
EvoFIT: evolving a better way to catch criminals

[Network in Fog]
Tony Little
Animal Attraction: What we have learned about human preferences from looking at other animals
Rachel Norman
Using maths to improve the nation's health
Zarah Pattison
Biological invasions: time to increase the pressure against invaders or lay down the pitch forks?
Nada Veerapen
Lost in the fog - exploring and mapping optimisation landscapes

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