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Mindless Mobs or Smart Swarms?

01 October 2014

Are you in control when you’re in a crowd? Does the instinct of the masses take over your brain? Be part of real, fun science experiments and explore the science of collective behaviour at this special Dana Centre event.

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Suffrage Science 2014: Her Story

09 October 2014

Which women scientists have inspired you? Join science journalist and broadcaster Vivienne Parry and life sciences researchers for Suffrage Science 2014. Who do you think deserves the accolade most inspiring woman scientist of them all?

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The Future of Drugs

14 October 2014

Today’s cutting-edge science will lead to the headline-hitting and life-saving drugs of the future – but what will they be? Join pharmacologists from the British Pharmacological Society to find out and discuss the future of drugs.

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  • Food by Fraud

    Could you use smell alone to detect the hidden ingredients in a specially created menu? Can you beat the expert tasters and the machine?

  • Going Neutral

    Carbon offsetting? That is so last-year! View the show about infidelity offsetting and see the post-show debate on carbon economy.

  • What is Creativity?

    We take an original and inventive look at the possibilities...

  • Static Shadows

    Discover how an invisible physical phenomenon has been revealed within an amazing textile-static mirror.

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Veggie Might

"Could going veggie save the planet?" - The Dana Team

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Dinner@Dana: Social Surveillance

"Has the rise of social networking sites really improved your social life?" - The Dana team

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Climate (Mis)behaviour

"Which strategies would be most effective in creating the behavioural changes necessary to reduce climate change?" - The Dana team

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Melanin Effects, Not So Black and White

"The chemistry of melanin is important in dermatology, ophthalmology etc etc. These topics were only touched upon. Why anyone can think of the skin classification system as racist is beyond me!..." - Matthew

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