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Detecting landmines for a safer world

Online event


The Royal Society YouTube channel


This event is part of a series of lightning lectures for the Royal Society's 2021 Summer Science digital showcase.

Demining taking place in Battambang, Cambodia. Image credit: Bill Lionheart

An estimated 60 million people worldwide still live with the daily risk of unexploded landmines and bombs.  

Join Professor Tony Peyton to discover how research and new technologies are helping to improve the speed and accuracy of landmine clearance.


  • Professor Tony Peyton, Professor of Electromagnetic Tomography, University of Manchester 

Attending this event online

  • The event will be livestreamed on the Royal Society YouTube channel on Friday 9 July 2021 at 1.30pm BST 
  • The event will also be available afterwards on our YouTube channel 
  • This event is suitable for ages 14+ 
  • This event is free to join and there is no registration required 
  • Live subtitles will be available 
  • Part of Summer Science 2021
  • Share on social media using #SummerScience 
  • For all enquiries contact 

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