In November we will be running two new I’m a Scientist: Live events on the theme of antimicrobial infections. I’m a Scientist: Live is an event targeted at teachers and sixth-form students which puts five scientists on stage to compete for audience votes, answering questions on—in this case—antimicrobial research, and infectious diseases.
The first event, titled “drugs, bugs, and infections”, in association with the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC), and the Society for General Microbiology will take place on the evening of Monday, 11th November, at the International Conference Centre, Birmingham. The evening will be hosted by biologist, and TV presenter, Simon Watt, and will run as part of the public engagement programme for the Federation of Infection Societies (FIS) Annual Conference.
The next week, on the afternoon of Monday, 18th November, we will be in London at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s (RSC) headquarters, in Burlington House, Piccadilly. Hosted by science songstress, Helen Arney, the event takes place on European Antibiotic Awareness day, and will follow a talk by Dr Nicholas Brown on the fight against infections.
If you’d like more information about our I’m a Scientist: Live event, take a look at how our Live at the Barbican, Neuroscientist event went back in March.
We’re looking for five scientists and researchers to take part in each event, to answer questions antimicrobial research, and infectious diseases. If you’re interested and will be in the Birmingham or London area on the 11th or 18th of November, we want to hear from you! Send a quick email to IASLive@gallomanor.com, including your name, contact number, the event you would like to take part in, and a couple of sentences summarising your work.
Please do pass this information along to anyone you think might be interested.
Teachers and Students
BSAC, Birmingham: Monday, 11th November
The event will take place from 6pm on Monday, 11th November, at the International Conference Centre, Birmingham.
Tickets are available here. The event is targeted at adults, and sixth form students.
RSC, London: Monday, 18th November
The event will take place from 1pm to 4pm, on Monday, 18th November, at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London.
Email Vicki by 31st October for more information on the afternoon’s programme, or to book. Spaces are limited so please respond early. The event is an afternoon targeted at sixth form students, and will follow a talk by Dr Nicholas Brown on the fight against infections.
Tickets to these events are sold out. We will be organising more live events in the future, check back for details.