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London Sessions: Disrupting the Conversation

London Sessions: Disrupting the Conversation

Science is going through a revolution.

The world of tech, startups, makers, innovators and collaborators are beginning to be welcomed in to the scientific ecosystem in a way never seen before.

Science: Disrupt brings together the innovators, iconoclasts and entrepreneurs intent on creating change in science.

Join us for our 6th London Session, where we tackle the COMMUNICATION of SCIENCE! We'll be talking about reaching new audiences, immersive new media, effecting policy change ....and of course anything else you want to add in our Q&A panel!

Our wonderful panel so far includes:

Max Sanderson:

Max is a podcast producer and journalist, who specialises in science. Past work has featured on the National Geographic Channel, the Discovery Channel, BBC Radio 4, and The World Service. Max is currently the producer of Guardian’s ‘Science Weekly Podcast’.

Kelly Oakes:

Kelly has been the Science Editor for Buzzfeed UK since 2013, and has built the science offering in the UK from scratch. Prior to BuzzFeed, Kelly ran the Scientific American blog 'Basic Space', worked at BBC Future and the Institute of Physics.

Andrew Steele:

Andrew is a computational biologist at the Francis Crick Institute. On TV, he’s a resident expert on Impossible Engineering, and has also featured on BBC and Discovery. He co-created the Lab, Camera, Action! channel on YouTube. He also campaigns for more investment in science, as Chair of grassroots group Science is Vital, and is creator of Scienceogram.

Cathy White:

Cathy is Founder and Director of CEW Communications, specialising in European Startup communications. She was previously Head of Communications for Tech City UK, and Communications and Marketing Manager for Seedcamp, the first round fund that invests in pre-seed and seed stage tech startups. Cathy also runs GeekGirlMeetup UK and hosts their podcast GeekGirl Meets.

This event is kindly sponsored by Digital Science's Catalyst Grant:

"At Digital Science, we're constantly searching for the next big thing in scientific research software. To help nurture original, early stage ideas we created the Catalyst Grant. We offer up to £25,000 to help get your idea from concept to prototype. So, if you’ve got an idea to help further scientific research, then we’ve got the funding and resources to bring it to life."

"At Digital Science, we're constantly searching for the next big thing in scientific research software. To help nurture original, early stage ideas we created the Catalyst Grant. We offer up to £25,000 to help get your idea from concept to prototype. So, if you’ve got an idea to help further scientific research, then we’ve got the funding and resources to bring it to life."

 
Earlier Event: May 16
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Later Event: August 1
London Sessions: Advanced Computing