What have we learned about public engagement with science? John Durant looks back over his three decades as a leader in this field, beginning with surveying the public’s understanding of science in the 1980’s. Drawing on multiple examples and a growing body of empirical data, he will identify key lessons from the changing face of science engagement, and make some timely conclusions for the turbulent situation today in Europe and North America .
Chaired by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, join a panel of industry leaders and experts as they discuss how the growth of the Humber’s clean energy industry will benefit more than just the environment. What opportunities will an energy regeneration bring to you and the area you live in?
Is mixed reality the next era of computing? This summer, Microsoft hosted an academy that saw University of Hull students team up with creative partners to make mixed reality prototypes. Come and meet the makers and play with the winning designs that could solve real-world business problems.
Delve into one of the biggest topics in society today: is the machine better? This talk will explore the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the home and how it can process our language. How will AI change over time as our language evolves?
Eureka! The universal sound of a successful science experiment. But how often to scientists actually get to say that? Is a more common phrase, "Fu*k!"? Join scientists on this celebration of failure – what happens in science when things go horribly wrong?