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From Antarctica to the Sahara Desert, via the summit of Everest and the bottom of the sea; Take a scientific trip of discovery around the globe and meet the researchers who work in these varied and exotic locations.
At All around the world you will be able to:
- Journey to the Borneo rainforests with Adam Sharp, Michael Boyle and Philip Chapman, meet some of the local wildlife and learn how they are dealing with human intrusion
- Measure your brain's blood flow with Mark Wilson, our Everest climbing neuroscientist looking at the effects of oxygen deprivation
- Make your own Mexican lava flows with the Natural History Museum’s Chiara Petrone, our own Julie Prytulak, and their exploding 3D printed volcano
- Hear from the Grantham Institute’s Martin Siegert on how technology is changing our view of Earth's last wilderness
- Help Mat Fisher and his team from School of Public Health to investigate the global spread of a deadly amphibian fungus by finding and sampling toy poison dart frogs!
- Build Icelandic food webs and learn how volcanically heated rivers are helping predict climate change impacts with Michelle Jackson a colleagues in our Department of Life Sciences
- Investigate bird relationships and fidelity in the Bristol Channel with Julia Schroeder, Antje Girndt and Alfredo Sánchez Tójar
- Experience carbon capture in action with geologists from our Qatar Carbonates and Carbon Storage Research Centre, surveying CO2 storage locations in the Arabian desert
- Pin the expedition snap to the map and find out where Fringe attendees would most like to visit in the world
- Find out how solar powered floating sculptures could explore our skies and polluted city air with the team behind an artistic project called Aerocene and potential collaborators from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Join monsoon drenched leech bitten medics from the Imperial College Enables project who have returned from supporting sexual health and first aid education in Nepal
- Hang out with our mountain climbing, polar exploring, river rapid kayaking and cave crawling students from the Imperial College Exploration Society
All around the world is the latest in Imperial College’s Fringe series of public evening events exploring the livelier side of science. Based on the College’s ground-breaking research, the Fringe programme runs throughout the year to give our friends and supporters an opportunity to meet our researchers and find out more about our work.
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