21-24 July 2022 Jodrell Bank Observatory

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Journal

Plants in Space!

A whistle-stop tour of plants in science fiction, experiments in space, and what this all means for&…

Daito Manabe + Setsuya Kurotaki

Live DJ set performed in collaboration between Daito Manabe and Setsuya Kurotaki, two members o…

Sally Cooper

Sally is a Pulsar Hunter at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics and recently completed her…

Benjamin Shaw – Scientist Q&A

Benjamin Shaw is a postgraduate researcher in the Pulsars and Time-Domain Astrophysics Group at the&…

Ian McGuire

Ian McGuire’s second novel The North Water was described by the New York Times as “a gre…

David Gaffney

David Gaffney lives in Manchester. He is the author of several books including Sawn-Off Tales (2006)…

Valerie O’Riordan

Valerie O'Riordan is a graduate of the MA and PhD programmes at the University of Manchester's Centr…

Geoff Ryman

Geoff Ryman has taught fiction at the Centre for New Writing since 2005: one of the world's lea…

Vona Groarke

Vona Groarke has published ten books with Gallery Press, the latest being, in 2016, Selected Poems (…

John McAuliffe

John McAuliffe's poetry includes THE WAY IN (Gallery, 2015), joint winner of the 2016 Michael Hartne…

Sheffield Robotics

Join a team of humans from Sheffield Robotics and their robot friends Miro, Nao and Zeno for a demon…

Graphene

Carbon is a very versatile element. Apart of the fact that it lays in the foundation of life on Eart…

Workshop: Robot Brains: Robotics Roadshow

Come along to the Robot Brains workshop to get the chance to learn about and try your hand at progra…

Sir Kostya Novoselov

Professor Sir Konstantin ‘Kostya’ Novoselov FRS was born in Russia in August 1974. He ha…

Eden Project comes to bluedot

Get a taster of what you’ll find at Eden this summer, as one of our expert storytellers takes&…