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Science Matters

Thursday 12th September, 7.30-10pm
Festival Marquee
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A panel of big-brained experts will be in place to discuss your big questions that have even bigger answers. Be part of it and expand and bend your mind without the aid of drugs and return home all the wiser for your evening.

The Panel

Judith Hackitt CBE - chemical engineer and Chair, Health and Safety Executive.
After graduating from Imperial College, Judith worked in industry and as an executive in chemical industry associations. She was appointed Chair of HSE in 2007 and re-appointed last year.
Prof Chris Leaver CBE FRS - Emeritus Professor of Plant Sciences at Oxford University.
Chris 'retired' a few years ago but is still extremely active around the world, very recently for example on food issues in Africa.
Dr Helen Sharman OBE - chemist and astronaut, Kingston University
Helen graduated from Sheffield and gained a doctorate at London (Birkbeck); worked in industry; then became the first Briton in space. Very active in promoting science, particularly to young people.
Prof Barry Stickings CBE - chemist and entrepreneur (Moderator)
Professor Barry Stickings comperes Question Time, Speen style.
Science Matters
Photos by Geoff Smith
Science Matters


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