Nanomerics’ Chief Scientific Officer will be presenting on Nanomerics’ Molecular Envelope Technology (MET) at this year’s public outreach event for women scientists - Soapbox Science 2017 London (http://soapboxscience.org/soapbox-science-2017-london/). Soapbox science 2017 London will take place at London’s Southbank on Saturday 27th May from 2pm - 5pm. The event which is organised annually was over subscribed this year with 104 applications chasing 12 speaking slots. Soapbox Science involves women scientists standing on top of a soapbox to speak about their science for one hour in a public space. At this free event, scientists are expected to give an interactive and engaging lecture in order to share the wonders of science with people aged 4 - 100. Scientists are expected to take questions and explain complicated concepts in simple and accessible language, devoid of jargon, audiovisual aids, and any assumptions. The event is usually well attended with about 1000 audience members listening to each speaker. The aim of the event is to publicise women scientists and educate the public on the very many faces of science. Says, Nanomerics’ CSO, Professor Ijeoma F. Uchegbu, “I am delighted that the organisers of Soapbox Science have chosen our work to be showcased at this iconic event and I look forward to sharing my passion for science with Londoners and tourists on the day.”
About Soapbox Science 2017
Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. The events transform public areas into an arena for public learning and scientific debate; they follow the format of London Hyde Park’s Speaker’s Corner, which is historically an arena for public debate. With Soapbox Science, the idea is to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to enjoy, learn from, heckle, question, probe, interact with and be inspired by some of the leading scientists.