Politicians assert that their views reflect the will of the British people, especially when it comes to Brexit. In this special talk, the President of the British Polling Council examines the evidence behind these claims. It takes place on the last day of the extension to Article 50.
New developments in AI are shaking up the status quo, as we find out how many of the tasks humans engage in can be done equally well, if not better, by machines. But can machines be creative?
For this Agile Rabbit talk, Farhana Yamin will argue that now is the time to rise up and rebel. Activism, she asserts, is key to affecting meaningful action that will combat Climate Change. There is plenty of time for audience questions and discussion.
The sale of shark meat in fish and chip shops was dramatically uncovered by a team at the University of Exeter led by Dr Andrew Griffiths, who in this talk, will tell the story behind his headline-grabbing work that recently identified threatened sharks on sale to the British public.
An evening of talks and conversation exploring how art and science can benefit each other to increase our understanding of the world around us. Led by artist Naomi Hart and Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography at the University of Exeter, Dr Anne Le Brocq.
A talk by Professor Emeritus Maurice Bloch, using Madagascar as an example, highlighting how people from remote places are less different to us than we think.
Where do great ideas come from? Do they begin with a question or a problem? What are the creative processes in developing ideas, projects and products? Entrepreneur Susan J Mumford will present lessons from the field based on her own experiences in business as well as being a mentor to many others, to inform and inspire you in your own journey. Part of the Creative Entrepreneurship series.
A Digital Humanities Seminar in which Professor Andrew Prescott from the University of Glasgow proposes that we need to question our production-line approach to digitising manuscripts and books, and develop more imaginative approaches to digitisation.
A talk by Prof Brendan Godley about his esteemed international career in sea turtle conservation, as part of the Agile Rabbit series.
Exeter Phoenix and the University of Exeter present Café Scientifique, monthly talks and discussions on topical scientific issues.
This year Exeter’s Soapbox Science event will take place on the 22nd of September 2018 in Princesshay Square, Central Exeter. The public can enjoy an afternoon of free talks from our incredible speaker line-up – representing fields as varied as electronic engineering and medical microbiology.
The Giraffe and the Harpsichord: Modelling the Museum - a Leverhulme lecture by Professor Paul Fishwick, exploring how modelling is used to connect ideas and objects.