1st Annual Edmund Weaver Lecture

Today, 11 October 2017, Phil Sutton delivered an illuminating public lecture on the Cassini mission to Saturn. That was the first lecture in a new lecture series of Annual Edmund Weaver Lectures in Astronomy. Before the lecture Professor Andrei Zvelindovsky  introduced new lecture series and explained briefly who was mysterious Edmund Weaver. The talk by Phil attracted lots of questions from the audience and sparkled a lovely discussion with the speaker after the lecture.

Opening words by Prof Andrei Zvelindovsky:

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I’m A Scientist, Get Me Out Of Here

Dr Phil Sutton

From 18th September I will be taking part of “I’m A Scientist, Get Me Of Here” for a few months. I took part in the space exploration zone in March 2017, which was great fun to interact with so many schools and students.

Space Exploration Zone

UK-6“A free online event where school students meet and interact with scientists. It’s an X Factor-style competition between scientists, where students are the judges.

Students challenge the scientists over fast-paced online text-based live CHATs. They ASK the scientists anything they want, and VOTE for their favourite scientist to win a prize of £500 to communicate their work with the public.”

This time I will be in the career zone which is aimed more at students asking about their future and scientific careers. The students get the chance to ask the experts questions but also to speak directly through live chats.

Careers Zone


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