The University of Sussex Presents: Spark Your Curiosity
Come down to the Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts and spark your curiosity.
Sussex has a long history of working across disciplines and with external partners to develop innovative solutions to real world problems. In a constantly changing world, Sussex research is finding new ways to use data, improve technology interfaces or design artificial intelligence in an ethical way. Come and meet us over a cup of coffee and a croissant. Who knows what you might discover.
8.00am: Doors open
8.15am: Welcome and introduction from Sussex Vice Chancellor, Adam Tickell
8.20am: Talk 1. Ethical machine learning – Dr Novi Quadrianto
8.30am: Talk 2. Disruptive formats for 3d interaction – Dr Diego Martinez Plasencia
8.40am: Talk 3. Using astrophysics to close the diagnosis gap for dementia – Dr Liz Ford the Astrodem project
8.50- 10am: Networking and demonstrations
*Shape changing liquid metal like Terminator, Yutaka Tokuda
*Tasty floats; a contactless food delivery system, Dr Chi Thanh Vi
*3d audio with audio metamaterials, Dr Gianluca Memoli
*Autonomous robotic navigation inspired by insects, Prof Thomas Nowotny and Prof Andy Philippides
*Acoustic levitation with a grid of reflecting surfaces, Dr Spyros Polychronopoulos
*Are you who you say you are? Colin Ashby
*Bootstrapping a corpus from the web, Jack Pay
*Unravelling Alzheimer’s Disease, Dr Karen Marshall
*Making marvellous medicines, Sussex Drug Discovery Centre
Sparked your curiosity? Click here to register.