Lewis Dartnell, astrobiology researcher and Professor of Science Communication at University of Westminster, gave a keynote lecture at the Jijki Festival’s Golden Seed Live Show in South Korea about Jikji, the first printed book in the world. Professor Dartnell was invited as the highlight of the show given the enormous success of his book “The Knowledge” which looks at how to reboot civilisation from scratch after an apocalypse.
Faculty Research Director and Professor of Psychology, Tom Buchanan, was asked by BBC iWonder to provide his academic expertise for a guide entitled ‘Why does social media seem ‘fake’ to some people?’,presented by writer and broadcaster Konnie Huq.
In the new academic year, University of Westminster academics from the Department of Computer Science and Westminster Law School (WLS) hope to pilot, with the help of WLS students, a high-tech and innovative computer game using virtual reality that they have been developing in partnership.
Three second-year Westminster students from the Faculty of Science and Technology spent their summer contributing to essential research such as treating and preventing cancer and stroke, as part of their high profile summer studentships.