Soapbox Art & Science Oxford
Are you curious about Nanotechnology? Feeling mystified about sea ice? Want to find out how art and science can work together? Or simply want to know what makes scientists tick? Then Soapbox Art & Science is the must-attend event for you this summer.
I am a marine biologist with a passion for the aquatic world. My PhD on the conservation genetics of European seahorses provided valuable information for captive breeding and international monitoring programmes. As principal scientist with Nekton my work broadly focuses on the state of the oceans. This includes among other aspects, documenting...
To breathe ourselves into some other lungs
Join Breathe Oxford and Life of Breath in the upstairs room of the Oxford Retreat Pub for a poetry reading, focused on the relationship between poetry and breathing.
I did a maths degree at Oxford but I got increasingly interested in applying maths to other areas of science as I learned more about how seemingly simple equations can explain so many aspects of how things work. Maths is a good background for studying all sorts of science, as a lot of it is about problem solving and breaking things down to...
How fast is Greenland moving?
Greenland has some many fascinating facts like it’s the world's largest island, it belongs to Denmark, it actually isn’t that green but mostly covered in ice. But did you know that Greenland is actually on the move?
To walk us through how an ice sheet moves, we visited Professor Ian Hewitt from Mathematical Institute Oxford to ask the...