Guerilla Science



A place for the team and our collaborators to share news, research, and inspiration.


SGP 2011: Disgusting Little Beasts

August 15, 2011 — by Zoe
Addled revellers were given the chance to grab a fist-full of maggots, eat dog food, drink urine mimicking liquid, and cuddle a tarantula. Or – better yet – watch somebody else do it.  Psychologist Fran Meeten took us for an exploration of disgust, fear, and the evolution of our...
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SGP 2011: Dirt Banquet

August 15, 2011 — by Zoe
Working in partnership with chef Joe Gray we brought a feast of filth to the Secret Garden Party, each course inspired by the physical, biological, ethical, architectural, social, political and temporal dimensions of dirt. Eminent experts accompanied each course, feeding guests with ideas about the...
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SGP 2011: Cockroach Racing

August 14, 2011 — by Zoe
On your marks... Get set... GO! Cockroach racing - as part of Dirt Day, a celebration of all things filthy, sponsored by the Wellcome Trust. Far more vile than we expected. At least we had pretty girls in the running (required to blow on the roaches to coax them in the right direction) to make the spectacle palatable.