Living library: environment

14 October, 7:30 pm

2 hrsTeenage, AdultPWYD

Living library | Environment & Nature, Science

Browse our bookshelf, then get a chance to borrow a real researcher for a small-group conversation. All of our ‘living books’ study or have a career connected to the environment. Whether they research climate change or sustainable energy, conservation or pollution, they all have fascinating stories to tell. Take this opportunity to chat to friendly experts and discover more about your environment.

Book titles and authors:

Using maths to clean up our oceans: Dr Tom Crawford (Tom Rocks Maths)

Trading solar in your neighbourhood: Flora Charbonnier (Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford)

Archie Poirot in ‘Taken at the (coastal) flood’ : Dr Luke Jackson (Department of Geography, Durham University)

Smart cooling for energy efficient devices: Dr Chiara Falsetti (Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford)

Browse the books

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