Public talks about the science we do

Outreach Talks
Joanna Bagniewska at the Children's University of Lodz

Joanna Bagniewska at the
Children's University of Lodz

Reading's Wild Predators - Christmas Lecture

Mark Fellowes, Head, SBS:
Reading's Wild Predators at the UoR Christmas Lecture

Alice Pollitt

Alice Pollitt
STEM Ambassador

Craig Hughes

Craig Hughes
STEM Ambassador

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Jon Gibbins
Director, ICMR

We give talks and discuss science at Café Scientifique, TED talks, popular science conferences and Soap Box events.

Amanda Unsworth

Amanda Unsworth

  • "Blood, getting to the heart of it" at Theale Café Scientifique: cardiovascular system/signaling/future directions. Interactive and much enjoyed over wine and nibbles. Natasha and Amanda reported getting a "science-high" after discussing subjects that they are truly passionate about.
Soap Box Manchester

Soap Box Manchester

Soap Box London

Soap Box London

Science: Polish Perspective

Science: Polish Perspectives

  • Was a participant in a Panel on Women in Science, featuring her newborn daughter, Flora at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Spring 2017)
  • ...and a Webinar speaker on Brexit and Science (15th May 2017)Outreach & Impact
  • Speaker at Sofia Science Festival, 13 May 2017 on Trophy Hunting and Conservation in Africa. Download the programme here.Outreach & Impact
  • Interacting with the 3D worldDelegates at the 2017 Association for Science Education Conference had an unusual opportunity to touch the virtual world during hands-on demonstrations of a 3D haptic learning system developed at the University of Reading. Haptic technologies provide touch feedback, and can create a convincing illusion that virtual objects have properties such as hardness and weight, thereby enabling more natural interaction with a 3D virtual world. Professor William Harwin and Dr Faustina Hwang from Reading's Biomedical Engineering Section presented a Frontier Science Lecture about their latest work on developing the system for science education as part of a project titled "3D Learning in a Rich Cooperative Haptic Environment" funded by The Leverhulme Trust.
  • Dr Tom OliverDr Tom Oliver

    ...has given a number of talks on climate change and human practices, on the environment:
    • Fracking: Potential impacts on ecosystems, Ecology and Conservation Studies Society invited seminar, Birbeck College, March 2017
    • A 'citizen science' approach to understanding the impacts of environmental change on wildlife, Association for Science Education Annual Conference, University of Reading, Jan 2017
    • Butterfly population responses to extreme weather events, UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme 40th Anniversary Event, Nov 2016
    • Understanding climate change impacts using long-term monitoring data: Butterflies as a model system, Benson Nature Group, Nov 2016
  • Ioannis Zoulias and Maitrayee Wairagkar (Ph.D students, Biomedical Engineering) gave several talks on Brain-Computer Interface in 2016.
  • Science Museum Lates and Brain Embodiment Laboratory Lates (in collaboration with Professor Slawomir Nasuto & Dr Yoshikatsu Hayashi)
    25 Mar 2015
  • IET Berkshire - Present Around The World (second prize and audience choice award)
    7 Apr 2016
  • Royal Institute Lates (in collaboration with Ph.D student Maitrayee Waigarkar)Brain Computer Interface
    8 Jul 2016

Further information

If you are a SBS member who wants to do some outreach, please contact
Dr Nandini Vasudevan at
n.vasudevan@reading.ac.uk or see upcoming events below.

If you are school staff interested in student participation in our outreach, please first contact the Student Outreach Office at outreach@reading.ac.uk or see Subject Tasters and UOR Outreach for more information.

Interested in the Cole Museum? Please email colemuseum@reading.ac.uk

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