18Jun Psychology in Action: The return of Peter Lovatt

Psychology in Action: The return of Peter Lovatt

We are delighted to announce the return of everyone’s favourite dance psychologist Dr Peter Lovatt to Psychology in Action in 2018. Peter’s research looks at the effects of rhythm on the brain – from lifting mood to improving outcomes for individuals with neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s disease. In an highly [...]

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18Jun Citizen science comes to GCSE Science in Action

Citizen science comes to GCSE Science in Action

Join us at GCSE Science in Action this year where we will discover how to contribute to cutting-edge science from our sofas with the galaxy zoo project. Galaxy zoo used the power of the crowd to classify and understand how galaxies are formed. Dr Becky Smethurst will take us on [...]

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18Jun We’re thrilled to welcome back Dr Hugh Hunt to GCSE Maths in Action

We’re thrilled to welcome back Dr Hugh Hunt to GCSE Maths in Action

We’re thrilled to welcome back Dr Hugh Hunt, Reader in Engineering at Cambridge University, to GCSE Maths in Action. Hugh grew up in Melbourne, Australia and has been awarded the prestigious Rooke Award for public promotion of engineering. Hugh is famous for his documentaries on Channel 4, including Dambusters – [...]

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18Jun Jason Lewis, award-winning explorer will inspire at Geography in Action this autumn!

Jason Lewis, award-winning explorer will inspire at Geography in Action this autumn!

Jason Lewis, award-winning explorer, author, and environmental champion will inspire at Geography in Action this autumn! He is credited by Guinness World Records as the first person to circumnavigate the Earth without using motors or sails: walking, cycling, and inline skating five continents, and kayaking, swimming, rowing, and pedaling a [...]

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18Jun Leading human rights lawyer Dexter Dias QC to speak at Sociology in Action this autumn!

Leading human rights lawyer Dexter Dias QC to speak at Sociology in Action this autumn!

Dexter Dias QC is a barrister who has been instructed in some of the biggest cases in recent years involving human rights, murder, crimes against humanity, terrorism, war crimes and genocide. Drawing on his highly acclaimed book ‘The Ten Types of Human’, he will present a fascinating and thought-provoking session exploring [...]

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6Jun Economics in Action: What happens when the money runs out?

Economics in Action: What happens when the money runs out?

We’re thrilled that Stephen King, senior economic adviser at HSBC, journalist and consultant, will present at Economics in Action in London this autumn. Stephen will look at the impact of the emerging nations on western economic prosperity and what actions governments can take to prevent an economic collapse of the [...]

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4Jun Sir Max Hastings to join History in Action this autumn

Sir Max Hastings to join History in Action this autumn

We are delighted to announce that award-winning author, journalist and broadcaster Sir Max Hastings will speak at Democracy and Dictatorship in Germany this autumn. Sir Max has published widely and prolifically and his work has appeared in every British national newspaper. He will explore the issues around the consequences for [...]

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4Jun Kirstine Jaeger (Jason Bruges Studio) to speak at Product Design in Action at the University of Warwick

Kirstine Jaeger (Jason Bruges Studio) to speak at Product Design in Action at the University of Warwick

Jason Bruges Studio create multi-disciplinary artworks from their studio in London. Their practice blends architecture with interaction design and uses a high-tech, mixed media palette to explore spectacle, time-based interventions and dynamic spatial experiences.  Past works have turned environmental conditions, human motion and network activity stunning visual displays. The Studio [...]

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4Jun Professor Andrea Sella to join Chemistry in Action Manchester

Professor Andrea Sella to join Chemistry in Action Manchester

We are delighted to welcome Professor Andrea Sella to Chemistry in Action at Salford University on November 29th 2018. Andrea is a synthetic inorganic chemist at UCL, a presenter of chemistry on stage, on radio and television, and is simply the most inspiring chemist to engage the next generation. Join Andrea, David Smith, Jamie [...]

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4Jun Biology in Action: The Diet myth with Tim Spector

Biology in Action: The Diet myth with Tim Spector

Professor Tim Spector will join us at Biology in Action on November 16th to discuss all things gut – from the microbiome and faecal transplants to which diets, if any, work and why. Uncover the science behind the fads with Tim in his unique style this autumn! Tim will be [...]

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