Notable Ig Nobel

Inter Sci are bringing you a brand new event: Notable Ig Nobel

The Ig Nobel Prizes are legitimate scientific paper that are awarded to research that ‘first makes people laugh, then makes them think’. Previous winners include:
‘Assessment of the Perceived Personality of Rocks (from a sales and marketing perspective)’ and ‘The Discovery that When Dogs Urinate, they Prefer to Align their Bodies with Earth’s Magnetic Field’.

In these events, two volunteer speakers will give 10-15 minute presentations describing the findings of a chosen Ig Nobel Prize winner, followed by a chance for everyone to chat about the “important” issues raised.

Curious? Full list of Ig Nobel Prize winners can be found here: https://www.improbable.com/ig-about/winners/

And WE’RE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER SPEAKERS! This event is a great chance for Undergraduates or Masters students to get experience with science communication in a relaxed environment. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, we’d love to hear from you by email or social media.

The first of these events has now passed. Keep an eye out on social media for more dates to be confirmed.

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