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13-14 February: Westminster Science Festival

12 February 2014

Westminster Science Festival hosted by SSA, Cavendish 13-14 February.

Thursday 13

6-10.30pm Pavilion- Westminster Bright Club/ Stand Up for Science

Comedy performers from inside and outside Westminster. Theme will be science/technology/psychology based comedy. Refreshments will be provided.

Friday 14

12-3pm Foyer- Festival Fair

The fair will include

  • A charity bake sale for ABC, including a competition for all those students who wear pink on the day. The Dean will also make a donation to ABC for every staff member who wears pink on the day
  • Go Green week celebration
  • Universities world mental health day celebration
  • Stands from professional bodies
  • Stands from organisations and job providers
  • Emphasis on STEMettes and other groups focusing on women in science
  • Poster display from academic staff and PhD students
  • Mini CV clinic/drop-in
  • Relevant SU societies
  • Hands-on science/ competitions

FaST Talks: Faculty research talks

14 February, 1-2pm, Room C.1.15

To tie in with the Science festival there will be a session showcasing interesting research from across the Faculty. We plan to have half a dozen ‘lightning talk’ style presentations, where speakers drawn from various research Clusters will talk for just five minutes each about interesting findings or ideas from their research area.

This should be a great way to get a flavour of what other people are doing. The session will be followed by a Faculty social event in the Pavilion with afternoon tea provided, where discussion and networking can continue.

If you would like to attend the seminar and following social event please RSVP to Laura Mattarini (L.Mattarini@westminster.ac.uk), by Wednesday 12 February.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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