Soapbox Science Swansea comes to city this weekend

Soapbox Science Swansea comes to the city this weekend, an event which aims to challenge traditional science stereotypes and raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM).

Soapbox scienceDate: Saturday 6th June

Time: 12 noon and 4 pm‌

Venue: 360 Beach and Watersports Cafe,

Swansea Bay will provide the beautiful backdrop to Soapbox Science Swansea 2015 which features women from around Wales who are at the forefront of science and technology. 

There will be 16 speakers from Swansea, Cardiff, Bangor and Aberystwyth Universities, who will bring science to life for the cyclists, joggers, dog walkers and families out and about in Swansea Bay.

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 Speakers

Amongst the featured Swansea University speakers will be:-

Dr Carole Llewellyn on “Exploring the wonders of microalgae to tackle global societal challenges”

Dr Emilia Urbanek explaining“Soil carbon – we can’t afford to lose it”

Dr Elaine Crooks, examining “How to get the best out of your image: feature extraction and image processing”

The Swansea event has been supported by Swansea University, the Impact Accelaration Account,  Wales Institute of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (WIMCS),  Society of Biology, the British Society of Soil Science and PHYCONET