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Trump, Brexit, Theresa – What Happened?

November 2, 2017 — by Marissa
Political psychologist Keith O'Brien joined us at the Secret Garden Party festival to talk about what's really been going on in the world. This month, he's back to co-host our Have I Got Fake News For You quiz. We asked Keith to tell us more about his work... ‘The voters got it...
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Devil in the Room: the nightmares of sleep paralysis

October 5, 2017 — by Pigalle
In this guest blog, director Carla MacKinnon shares how her struggles with sleep paralysis inspired her to work with scientists and communicate their research through film. She will join us at the Book Club for Fright Night, an evening exploring sleep paralysis, nightmares and lucid...
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Do art & science belong together? An artist’s perspective.

September 21, 2017 — by KyleMarian
Oregon Eclipse artist collaborator Nasimeh B.E. shares her post-festival thoughts in this guest blog. Nasimeh collaborated with scientist Sena Koleva as part of our first Artist-Scientist Festival Residency. Together, they brought the interactive installation Bar None to Oregon Eclipse...
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Research lab to the stage: What I learned from the artists of the ITB Stage Show

July 3, 2017 — by Pigalle
This guest blog post is from Julia Attias, a King’s College London researcher studying the European Space Agency’s “SkinSuit”. Here she shares her favourite things about the Sci-Art collaboration behind the Intergalactic Travel Bureau Stage Show, and what she learned from the artists who...
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Listening to the City at Rest

August 18, 2016 — by KyleMarian
Researcher, photographer and urban explorer, Bradley L Garrett, joins us for a one-of-a-kind listening experiment to understand how a building’s soundscape changes and affects our sense of wellbeing.  What impact does vertical architecture have on our sonic experience of the city?...
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Death on Earth

July 18, 2016 — by KyleMarian
This guest blog post is from Jules Howard, author of Death on Earth. He is a zoologist, writer and broadcaster covering topics from zoology to wildlife conservation. He is joining us at The Secret Garden Party 2016 for the 'Mind-blowing Debate' series to discuss 'how will we survive when our sun...
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Birth of Alien

July 18, 2016 — by KyleMarian
This guest blog post is from Louisa Preston, author of 'Goldilocks and the Water Bears'. She is an astrobiologist and planetary geologist who researches the possibilities of life on other planets by studying life in the most extreme environments on Earth. Louisa will join our 'Mind-blowing Debates'...
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