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'Thinkering': a solution to the Engineering Grand Challenges?

Prize lecture


The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG


Michael Faraday prizewinner Professor Danielle George MBE is looking to inspire the scientists and engineers of the future.

Professor Danielle George MBE

Her extensive public engagement work over the past decade has had a primary focus on education and inspiring children. She will talk about the imperative to inspire the next generation to help them crack the challenges the future poses.

Professor George will also be treating us to a performance by the Robot Orchestra – a project she has developed in collaboration with school groups in and around Manchester.

This event is the 2018 Michael Faraday Prize and Lecture, which is awarded to a practicing scientist or engineering who demonstrates excellence in the field of scientific public engagement.

Attending the event

  • Free to attend
  • No registration required
  • Live text will be provided for this event
  • Doors open from 18.00 and seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Travel and accessibility information
  • Please note, this event will be filmed as a livestream broadcast. You can watch the livestream on this page when the event starts

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'Thinkering': a solution to the Engineering Grand Challenges?

Professor Danielle George MBE is awarded the 2018 Royal Society Prize Lecture for her excellence in the field of Scientific Public Engagement.

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK
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