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Science and technology

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Find out about our panels, forums, talks, lectures and more in the areas of science and technology coming up in 2019.

Biodiversity and extinction: can we achieve justice for all?

  • Wednesday 19 June, 6 – 7.30pm  
  • Our panel will explore climate change, resource extraction and increasing levels of extinction present unprecedented challenges. What does justice mean if humans, non-human animals and the environment are all taken seriously as subjects of justice? Book now

Can we make food security failsafe in the age of climate change?

  • Wednesday 3 July, 6 – 7.30pm
  • As the world's population steadily rises and we combat the omnipresent threat of climate change, global food security is on borrowed time. But how can we achieve a sustainable diet? Book now

Jocelyn Bell Burnell: Pulsars and the universe

  • Tuesday 16 July, 6 – 7.30pm
  • Hear from one of the greatest astrophysicists and role models of our time. Best known for her discovery of pulsars, Jocelyn Bell Burnell has paved a path for furthering scientific knowledge and education. Book now.

Polar extremes

  • Tuesday 6 August, 6 – 7.30pm
  • The future of Arctic and Antarctic poles under irreversible threat. Our panel discuss how our relationship with the polar regions has changed in the 21st century and what the polar regions reveal about the broader environmental challenges facing the world today, as we collectively combat climate change and unpack its deeper implications. Book now

Living longer: why, and how?

  • Tuesday 27 August, 6.30 – 8pm
  • Ageing is the main cause of chronic diseases such as Alzheimer's, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Given this exorable link, can we extend our lifespan without risking our health and quality of life? Book now

Science podcasts

We record most of our events, so feel free to visit Soundcloud or iTunes and listen to them anytime. Below, you'll find a selection of popular science podcasts you might want to check out first.

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