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Christmas Lectures 2013

Location
The Great Hall
Category
Lecture, Public Talk
When
04/12/2013 (09:30-13:00)
Registration URL
https://christmaslectures.eventbrite.co.uk
Description
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Book your place at this year's School of Natural & Mathematical Sciences Christmas Lectures.

The School of Natural & Mathematical Sciences will be holding its annual Christmas Lectures on Wednesday 4 December 2013.

The Christmas Lectures showcase teaching and learning from across Mathematics, Informatics, Physics, Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry at King's, to school students interested in pursuing further study in these areas. 

Last year's lectures included exciting talks from our departments, including Dr Kawal Rhode from Biomedical Engineering, Dr Carla Molteni from Physics, Dr Katarzyna Musial-Gabrys from Informatics and Dr Konstanze Rietsch from Mathematics. 

To view videos of last year's lectures, please click here.

This year's lectures feature a range of topics from across our departments:

 Time Talk
Speaker
Department
09:30 - 10:00
Registration

10:00 - 10:15
Welcome
Michael Luck
 Head of School
10:15 - 10:30
Atmospheric Light
Wayne Dickson
 Physics
10:30 - 10:45
The travelling Santa problem: an algorithm is for life, not just for Christmas
 Amanda Coles
 Informatics
10:45 - 11:00
Cramming my Christmas stocking: the importance of shapes and packing in biology
 Rivka Isaacson
 Chemistry
11:00 - 11:30
Break and refreshments
   
11:30 - 11:45
Making orange juice with your toaster: why we need better understanding of mathematics to avoid financial crisis
Cristin Buescu
Mathematics
11:45 - 12:00
Why was I late for school today?
Hana Chockler
Informatics
12:00 - 12:15
How Chemistry makes Christmas yummy
Sarah Barry
Chemistry
12:15 - 12:30
Simulate me: engineering the virtual human
Oleg Aslanidi
Biomedical Engineering
12:30 - 13:00
Hot drinks and mince pies


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