Dr Kirstie Whitaker of the Turing Institute will be discussing her fascinating career journey with Tea Milanovic, a pupil from her former school, Withington Girls’ School. Event attendees will be able to ask questions during a live Q&A after the discussion. This event is part of our programme for Young People, rescheduled because of coronavirus; it promises to be very relevant to students who are beginning to consider their futures beyond the sixth form. The event will be more conversation than lecture.
UPDATE 09/03: We regret that due to illness the speaker is unable to attend. Instead, a lecture entitled 'Bridge Over Windermere' will be given by the Head of the Social Philosophy Committee, Peter Barnes. This lecture will discuss the history of the Windermere ferry from Roman times until today.
Fusion power offers the prospect of a secure energy supply which is inherently safe, free from greenhouse emissions and potentially capable of supplying baseload electricity production needs for future generations.
In June 2017, a few weeks after the Manchester Arena attack, Manchester International Festival opened with a very public event – What Is the City but the People?, created by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller and director Richard Gregory.
Even as recently as 1950, little was understood about the functions of the frontal lobes, which occupy a large proportion of the grey matter of the human brain. Damage to these structures caused by traumatic accident and neurosurgery produced inconsistent effects...
Imagine a world where everything is connected to everything else through the Internet. Your home senses, understands and adapts to your every need; shopping is fully automated with goods being delivered by drones...
Environment Time-Capsules (Eco-TCs) were buried in 1994 in the Botanic Gardens at Kew, Ness, and in South Africa, the Seychelles, Mount Annan near Sydney and in Mexico. These were designed as a Warning, an Apology and a Promise.
Hardly a week goes past without a media focus on the mental ill-health of young people with concerns over a “crisis” or even an “epidemic”. In particular the stories ask: is this a more suicidal generation?
Anthony Ogus will provide an account of George Bernard Shaw's life in the late 1880s and early 1890s, before he concentrated on his career as a dramatist. He was then a prominent and popular music critic, writing weekly and often outrageous articles under the pseudonym Cornetto di Basso.
Work-related positive and negative influences on psychological well-being are much less apparent than factors that affect physical health and even for well-intentioned managers it may be hard to grasp the key drivers of well-being at work.
Join Trevor, as he explores the most exquisite acoustic source: the human voice. Your voice is integral to your personal identity. We judge others not just by their words, but also by the way they talk: their intonation, their pitch, their accent.