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Interview with Alastair Reynolds

On the 23rd June 2016, the CEH held an interview between science fiction author Alastair Reynolds and Jonathan Heron from Warwick. Their conversation touched on science, creativity and recent blockbuster science fiction such as Interstellar and Moon. Visit the Forbidden Planets Interview page to find it.


Forbidden Planets Roundtable CANCELLED

Owing to a low number of sign-ups, the Forbidden Planets roundtable discussion with author Alastair Reynolds has unfortunately had to be CANCELLED.

The CEH will instead be recording an interview with Alastair, discussing his work in the context of habitability. This interview will be posted on the website in the near future.

We apologise to all who were looking forward to the event.


"Concepts of Habitability" Competition

The CEH is pleased to announce the launch of its "Concepts of Habitability" competition, exploring concepts of habitability both on Earth and other worlds.

We invite submissions from all students, both postgraduate and undergraduate, in any medium. Entries must fit within an A1 display area, and judging will take place in the Teaching Grid on Thursday 23rd June, 5pm to 6pm. The winning entry will be awarded prize money (in Amazon vouchers) of £100, with extra prizes in additional subcategories.

More information is available at the competition webpage.


Application for STFC funding

The Centre for Exoplanets and Habitability (CEH) has recently submitted an application for funding to the Science and Technology Facilities Council for a year-long project involving an external 'practitioner-in-residence' to work with CEH on several public engagement projects.