Creating your own 'Cardiomorph' at the Science Museum
Dr Manasi Nandi, a senior lecturer in the Institute of Pharmaceutical Science and the Cardiovascular Division will be co-presenting an exhibit with Dr Philip Aston, (Reader in Mathematics, University of Surrey) at the London Science Museum in late November.
Dr Nandi's research focuses on the cardiovascular dysregulation that occurs in septic shock and she routinely collects mammalian cardiovascular waveforms in her laboratory. Dr Aston has applied non-linear mathematics to extract more information from these waveforms (by plotting and visualising the raw data in a novel way). Together they hope to see if this new approach can detect the onset of disease earlier.
The exhibit is part of the What's Your Angle? festival, created by the Science Museum and theatre company Non Zero One, which explores how mathematics relates to everyday life. At Dr Mandi and Dr Aston's manned exhibit, members of the public will be able to visualise their own cardiovascular system as a dynamically changing 'cardiomorph'. What's Your Angle? opens at Science Museum Lates on 25 November and runs during the day between 28-29 November:
- Science Museum Lates | Wednesday 25th 17:30 – 22:00
- Festival day one | Saturday 28th November 2015 13:30 – 18:00
- Festival day two | Sunday 29th November 2015 AM 10:00 – 13:30