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There are grants of up to £500 available for community groups wanting to take part in this year’s Festival.

The British Science Festival, Europe’s longest standing science Festival will be travelling to Hull & the Humber this September.

Featuring a diverse programme of over a hundred talks, debates, performances and activities, it will be held between 11-14 September with events happening across the University campus and the city.

We’re delighted to announce five of our star speakers for 2018: four-times UK beatbox champion, Grace Savage, the first person to discover radio pulsars in astronomy, Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, critically-acclaimed poet Lemn Sissay and politician and proud Hull and the Humber ambassador, Lord John Prescott.

Finally, our new BSA President-Elect, award-winning BBC broadcaster, Professor Jim Al-Khalili will take to the stage with his presidential address.

Star speakers for the British Science Festival 2018

We’ll be releasing more details on our programme in the coming months, so watch this space!

In the meantime, read more about our star speakers here.

Image credit for Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell: RSE

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