Improbable research: scientific answers to ridiculous questions

17 October, 8:30 pm

1 hourPWYD

Performance | Comedy, History, Science

Improbable research: scientific answers to ridiculous questions

The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, OX4 1UE

The Ig Nobel Prizes are awarded annually to celebrate unusual and seemingly trivial achievements in scientific research. Tonight, Dr Tom Crawford shares some of his favourites, from constipated scorpions to obese politicians and delves deeper into the comedic world of ‘award-winning’ research.

Suitable for teenagers and adults.

Dr Tom Crawford is a mathematician at the University of Oxford with a mission to share his love of maths with the world through his award-winning website Whether he’s performing live as the ‘Naked Mathematician’ with Equations Stripped, telling you about his favourite equations on Numberphile, or getting another maths tattoo (14 and counting), it’s safe to say Tom is always finding new ways to misbehave with numbers.

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The Bullingdon, OX4 1UE