SciBar – Thursday 31st May – Is what you perceive real?


A conversation between a philosopher, a psychologist and a neuroscientist

To what extent what we perceive is real?How does experience affect our perception of the world? Dr Matthew Parrott, Prof Brian Rogers and Dr Kerry Walker are ready to take you for a captivating journey through perception, from philosophy to neuroscience! Come find out whether we are or not just a brain in a jar!

SciBar 14th February – Mathematics, Love and Romantic Guitar

They say you never forget your first love. David Acheson believes you never forget your first moment of real excitement in mathematics,
either. So why not join him for an informal and off-beat look at mathematics at its very best, with a bit of romantic guitar playing thrown in for good measure.

David Acheson is an Emeritus Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, and author of the best-selling popular maths book ‘1089 and All That’, which has now been translated into 11 languages. His new book The Calculus Story was one of New Scientist’s ‘picks for Christmas’.

 

21st February PubhD

Come along to the next edition of PubhD

Listen the three PhD students discussing their cutting edge research!

Fire & Ice – The Secrets within a Modern Jet Engine – Alex Bucknell

Untangling Nerves to Mend Broken Hearts –Harvey Davis

The Behaviours of a Gene Implicated in Leukaemia – Dominic Owens