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Soapbox Science Cardiff

Saturday 4 June 2016, at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hills street Cardiff, CF10 2EW

On  4 June, from 1-4pm, Hills Street, Cardiff will turn into a stimulating science exhibition hub where female speakers from across Wales will share their scientific discoveries from their soapboxes with the general public to promote women scientists and their exciting science.

Supported by the Learned Society of Wales


For a first event in the region, 2016 saw strong competition to appear at the event. The 12 winners and their discussion topics included:

Dr Hannah Dee, Aberystwyth University “Shadows can be hard for computers to see”

Ms Dilini Sumanapala, Bangor University “Decoding the brain!”

Dr Rachel Adams, Cardiff Metropolitan University “Heart Heath – The effect of body flow, lifestyle and air polution”

Dr Polina Prokopovich, Cardiff University “Nanotechnology enhanced orthopedic implants fight infection”

Ms Henrieka Detlef, Cardiff University “Ocean Acidification and marine life, a trip back to the future!”

Ms Nicole Pacchiarini, Cardiff University “How does the brain remember?”

Prof Lynne Boddy FLSW, Cardiff University “Fantastic Fungi”

Dr Dominique Tanner, Cardiff University “Where do metals come from? The story of how magmas and volcanoes can make a gold mine… and more!”

Dr Hayley Wyatt, Cardiff University “Structures within nature and modern engineering application”

Ms Mallika Arora, Cardiff University “What can designers and architects learn from matter at the nanoscale”

Dr Kristin Ladell, Cardiff University “Get to know your killer cells’”

Dr Emma Lane, Cardiff University “How to mend a broken brain”

*image from Soapbox Science

Event Details
Saturday 4 June 2016
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Soapbox Science
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Hills street
Cardiff, CF10 2EW