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Imperial Fringe: All around the world

Imperial College London

Thursday, 8 December 2016 from 17:00 to 20:00 (GMT)

Imperial Fringe: All around the world

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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:

  • 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
  • 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!
  • Pin the expedition snap to the map and find out where Fringe attendees would most like to visit in the world

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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In the meantime, join the conversation on social media via the hashtag #impfringe or follow us on Twitter at@ImperialSpark


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Imperial College London
College Main Entrance
Exhibition Road
SW7 2AZ London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 8 December 2016 from 17:00 to 20:00 (GMT)

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