Author Archives: Harriet Allen

SciBar Review

February’s SciBar was a special one. We moved over to the Ocean Tavern to accommodate Matt Parker. The evening was a fabulous success. Don’t believe me? Read all about it below. LeftLion Review of Matt Parker’s SciBar. Gav Squire’s interview with Matt Parker after the SciBar Special. Future Scibars are listed in the calendar or on …Read More

Who Controls the Robots?

Come along to the Nottingham Future Debate! This is part of a national series of debates from the British Science Association http://www.britishscienceassociation.org/future-debates We ask: Who controls the robots? What happens when things go wrong? Who can we blame? This is a Question and Answer session with experts in autonomous cars, cognition, artificial intelligence and communication. …Read More

Science in the Park 2014: The volunteers made it!

The Sixth Annual Science in the Park took place in Wollaton Hall on Saturday 15th March attracting over three thousand local families looking for an exciting and alternative fun day out.  The children were treated to experiments demonstrating explosions simulating space rockets with effervescent vitamin tablets and fibre-optic displays.  Each presentation was conducted by personable …Read More

Science in the Park: A day in the life….

This year (2014) I was the volunteer co-ordinator for Science in the Park. My role was to recruit, train and organize the volunteers for the day. I’m also a local committee member for the Nottinghamshire British Science Association branch, so I’ve seen this years Science in the Park develop over the last 12 months. I …Read More