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).
Date: Saturday 6th June
Time: 12 noon and 4 pm
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.
- View the full programme
- Watch some new podcasts from the speakers
- Discover more about our speakers
- View images from Soapbox Science Swansea 2014
- Watch Soapbox Science in action
- Find out about Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott’s adventures from the soapbox
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
- Thursday 4 June 2015 11.47 BST
- Thursday 4 June 2015 11.52 BST
- College of Science