Soapbox Science - Canterbury Community Event
10th April 2018
On the Saturday afternoon of 23 June 2018 (13:00-16:00), Canterbury's Westgate Gardens will host its FIRST Soapbox Science event! This event brings together the general public and great women scientists from around Kent.
Hear twelve women speak about their scientific research on a broad range of topics, including plant biology, planetary science, conservation biology, sport science, psychology and biological anthropology. Come join us and learn about chimpanzees and parrots, your brain and your teeth, and many other interesting topics amongst the beautiful Westgate Garden flowers!
The event is free and open to all.
When: Saturday 23 June 2018
Where: Westgate Gardens, Canterbury
Dr Heather Ferguson: Me, myself and I: your social brain in old age
Ms Adriana Lowe: Life and death in the forest: studying the behaviour of wild chimpanzees
Ms Emma Cascant-Lopez: The circadian clock: How pathogens know when is the best time for infection
Dr Mona Le Luyer: What teeth tell us about ourselves and our ancestors?
Dr Kathryn Harriss: Planetary Science with a Big Gun!
Dr Michelle Hulin: Hop, skip, jump: How bacteria evolve to infect new plant species
Dr Smita Salunke: Children are (NOT) miniature adults and so are not their medicines!!!
Dr Hazel Jackson: From pint-sized pygmy parrots to massive macaws. Evolution of the worlds most endangered bird group, the Parrots.
Ms Erin McCloskey: Being an expert in not being an expert: How peer support programs help mend broken hearts
Ms Claire Stewart: Deciding what species to save
Dr Kyra De Coninck: Getting under your skin: the secret life of fascia
Carol Smyth: Wearable technology for smarter breathing