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The Litmus Project: Science and Poetry Event

Origin: 
Humanities
Time:
10:00 - 12:00
Date:
9 February 2012
Venue:
The Observatory Building 85, Level 7 Highfield Campus University of Southampton SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please email multidisciplinary@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

As part of the Multidisciplinary Research Week 2012

What can a writer learn from a scientist? Why would a poet visit a high-voltage lab?
The Litmus Project answers these questions. Come and meet science post-graduates from Faculties throughout the university and creative writers from the University of Southampton Creative Writing MA who will jointly present results illuminating Complexity modelling and imaging; Genetic adaptation to rising CO2 levels in plants; The nature of biological individuality; How life on Earth went from simple physical/chemical systems to biological systems ; Numerical modelling of wave resistance; The human sensation of discomfort caused by vibration and noise in cars, trains and airplanes; Voice, following cochlear implantation; Photonics; and High voltage electricity.

For more information on the Multidisciplinary Research Week 2012 please visit the website.

Speaker information

Professor Peter Middleton,Professor in English

Professor Robyn Bolam,Poet

Dr Will May,Lecturer in English

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