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City of Culture Slice of Science

To celebrate Coventry City of Culture - Amazing Women and British Science Week, we are pleased to announce the return of the Slice of Science, hosted by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine.

The Slice of Science is designed to bring together generations of women, by engaging them in two large scale events across British Science Week 2022 through community events on campus. We will be linking academic inspiration with a national favourite pastime – drinking tea and eating cake!

We are aiming to reach new local audiences, increase the awareness of Warwick, as well as promoting women in science to our local community.

Slice of Science Family Event

Sunday 13th March 2022

Bringing to life science through interactive workshops, taster sessions and inspiring talks, with of course the opportunity to drink lots of tea and eat cake! We aim to bring families and women together – an intergenerational learning approach and to excite them with key scientific insights.

Age Groups: All are welcome and not just women.

Timings: 12pm - 4pm (plus a film screening from 4pm)

Location: The Oculus Building, University of Warwick

Parking: For anyone struggling with the payment for parking, please turn up to the Oculus building and we can make arrangements for you.

To register your interest sign up here:

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Short Programme

All rooms are in the Oculus Building on Central Campus. Please use the 'how to get here' link for more information.

OC0.01 Warwick Manufacturing Group: Robotics and Turtlestitch Coding.

OC0.02 School of Life Sciences: Slime and Dinosaurs - What's not to Love!

OC0.03 Talks for All Ages:

12:15-12:45 Zuzana Paleckova (School of Life Sciences): The Good Viruses.

13:00-13:30 Dr Lauren Doyle (Physics): What is a Star?

13:45-14:15 Student Q&A Panel: Chemistry in the Real World.

14:30-15:00 Professor Rob Howes (Site Director CEO) and Dr Frances Pitt (Chief Principal Scientist), Rosalind Franklin Laboratory: What Happens to your Test?!

15:15-15:45 Anisah Munim (Global Gaming Award Winner): "That's for Boys": An Entry into Esports and Gaming.

OC0.04 Family Chill Out Space with Board Games.

OC0.05 Chemistry: Dry Ice Bubbles.

OC1.01 Psychology: How to be a Brain and Behaviour Scientist!

OC1.02 School of Life Sciences: Extracting DNA from Fruit AND The Gut Microbiome: What is Good Bacteria?

OC1.03 Rosalind Franklin Laboratory: What Happens to your Covid-19 Test?

OC1.04 Mathematics Institute: Fun with Puzzles

OC1.06 Warwick Enterprise, and Engineering: Sustainability and Saving the Planet

OC1.07 Physics: The Sun, Stars and Planets Outside our Solar System!

OC1.08 Family Chill Out Space with Board Games.

OC1.09 Design Engineering Taster by the Engineering Society.

From 4pm:

Following on from the ‘A Slice of Science’ Family Day, join Warwick Student Cinema on the Piazza for a FREE screening of 'Flubber' and FREE popcorn!