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IMC 02, University of Warwick

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IMC, University of Warwick CV4 7HP United Kingdom

IMC is on the University of Warwick Campus. Go to Plan your Visit for more information on how to get here. 

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This venue is wheelchair friendly. There is level access throughout and an accessible toilet. For information on blue badge parking, go to Plan Your Visit. 

September 2019

Are we alone in the Universe?

Tuesday, September 10 • 11:00 - 12:00
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Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is famous for its ability to give us sunburn, but it can also be traced back to the origins of life itself.

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Climate rebellion

Tuesday, September 10 • 13:00 - 14:00
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Greta Thunberg inspired students across the globe to strike for the climate, and this youth-led action has forced policy-makers worldwide to take notice.

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What is time?

Tuesday, September 10 • 15:00 - 16:00
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How we, humans, perceive time is very different to how physics has described it.

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Ghosts in the machine

Tuesday, September 10 • 17:00 - 18:00
IMC 02, University of Warwick, IMC, University of Warwick CV4 7HP United Kingdom + Google Map

The thought of being able to speak to someone who is dead through your phone may feel like something out of a Black Mirror episode, but this is something that could soon be a reality.

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Unwell in unrest

Wednesday, September 11 • 11:00 - 12:00
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When armed conflicts involve weaponry, they can cause life-threatening physical injuries, so it may seem obvious that war is bad for health.

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When children became evil

Wednesday, September 11 • 13:00 - 14:00
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After the Second World War, portrayals of ‘evil children’ in horror and science fiction films grew rapidly in both Britain and the United States

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So, who do you think you are?

Wednesday, September 11 • 15:00 - 16:00
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The ability to trace our family tree has recently been enhanced by DNA analysis, which has fuelled the mass marketing of DNA testing kits to reveal our ancestry.

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Smaller, better, smarter

Thursday, September 12 • 11:00 - 12:00
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How do you study the incredibly small? Nanomaterials are crucial for ‘nanodevices’, which have impacts in food production, medicine and controlling pollution.

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The geopolitics of the energy transition

Thursday, September 12 • 13:00 - 14:00
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Energy security and climate change are just some of the challenges that are facing the global energy system.

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The maths of personalised medicine

Thursday, September 12 • 15:00 - 16:00
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How can taking a personalised approach help those with cancer or who have suffered a miscarriage?

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Moving with the crowd

Thursday, September 12 • 17:00 - 18:00
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As the world's population grows and our cities fill with people, simulating the behaviour of crowds will become more essential than ever.

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The dark heart of the ocean

Friday, September 13 • 11:00 - 12:00
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We know less about the deep ocean than the surface of the Moon, but what we have discovered so far is an extraordinary array of living beings and landscapes

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Pocket blood tests

Friday, September 13 • 13:00 - 14:00
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Bringing together advances in physics, engineering and biology, Stuart Higgins from Imperial College London has invented a "one-size-fits-all" solution to diagnosing health conditions, based on technology originally developed for bendy displays.

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Childbirth broke my brain

Friday, September 13 • 15:00 - 16:00
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Hear from the Action on Postpartum Psychosis Network to explore the causes, treatment and recovery of postpartum psychosis - a frightening and little understood mental illness.

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Out Thinkers

Friday, September 13 • 17:00 - 18:00
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Out Thinkers showcases the talent of LGBT+ researchers, providing a platform where people can talk about their science while truly being themselves.

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