Events

These are the details of a few of my up-coming public events:
(This does not include my schools talks. To arrange an event, please email)

2017

  • 26th January 2017 – ‘Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life’, Keele University/IoP
  • 23rd February 2017 – ‘Capturing the imagination in a technocratic world’, Los Angeles
  • 9th March 2017 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk, Physics in Action (A-level), London
  • 12-13th March 2017 – ‘The Knowledge’ talkScience Alive, Hong Kong
  • 15-18th March 2017 – ‘The Knowledge’ stage show, The Big Bang Fair, London
  • 31-Mar — 1-Apr-2017 – ‘The Knowledge’, UK Maker Faire
  • 8-Apr-2017 – ‘From page to reality: Sci-fi meets modern life‘, Edinburgh Science Festival
  • 15-May-2017 – lecture tour, Jersey
  • 27th May 2017 – ‘Extremophiles: Survival Superheros’, 5×15 at Norfolk and Norwich Festival
  • 28th June 2017 – ‘Apocalypse How?’, Royal Institution, London
  • 5-6-July-2017 – ‘Sounds of the Cosmos’ at NAM, Hull
  • 15th November 2017 – ‘Astrobiology: Life on other Worlds‘, Institute of Physics
  • 18th November 2017 – ‘Life on other planets’, New Scientist Origins of Life event

2016

  • 30th January 2016 – Astrobiology talk, Society of Popular Astronomy, London
  • 4th February 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk, Transmission Prize, Foyles, London
  • 6th February 2016 – ‘What makes a habitable planet?’ talk, European AstroFest, London
  • 21st February 2016 – Astrobiology talks for Family Fun Day, Royal Institution, London
  • 1st March 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk, Reading School
  • 9th March 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk (Keynote), Business Continuity Network conference, Loughborough
  • 14th March 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk, Chipping Campden School
  • 18th March 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ stage shows, Big Bang Fair, Birmingham
  • 31st March 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk, Harrogate International Festival
  • 1st April 2016 – ‘Astrobiology’ talk, Big Bang Bash, Edinburgh Science Festival
  • 2nd April 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk, Edinburgh Science Festival
  • 8th April 2016 – Chairing Ben Miller ‘The Aliens are Coming!’, Cambridge Literary Festival
  • 3rd May 2016 – Chairing Lucie Green ’15 million degrees’, Royal Institution
  • 24th May 2016 – Astrobiology talk, Science and the Assembly, Cardiff
  • 25th May 2016 – Astrobiology event, at Science Museum Lates, London
  • 4th June 2016 – ‘How to Rebuilt the World from Scratch’ at Nerd Nite, Stoke Newington Literature Festival
  • 7th June 2016 – ‘How Not To Die On Mars’, at Cheltenham Science Festival
  • 7th June 2016 – ‘Science Question Time’, at Cheltenham Science Festival
  • 18th June 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Salon’s ‘Also Festival’, Warwickshire
  • 6th July 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ event for Gloucester U3A
  • 13th July 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ event for SciBar, London
  • 15th July 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ event for Thorpe Bay U3A, Southend-on-Sea
  • 28th July 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ event for Islington U3A, London
  • 30th July 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk + workshop, Salon, Standon Calling music festival
  • 3rd August 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ show at JIKJI Korea 2016, Cheongju
  • 19th September 2016 – ‘What Makes a Habitable Planet?‘, Flamsteed Astronomy Society, Royal Observatory in Greenwich
  • 25th September 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ event + workshop, New Scientist Live, London
  • 28th September 2016 – ‘Why do we eat what we eat’ at Science Museum Lates, London
  • 12th October 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk for Rayleigh U3A
  • 16th October 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ at Archway With Words book festival, London
  • 17th October 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ at KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 5th November 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ at TEDx Southampton
  • 9th November 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk (Keynote), Business Continuity World Conference 2016, London
  • 9th November 2016 – Aliens talk at 5×15, London
  • 30th November 2016 – ‘The Knowledge’ talk for Portsdown U3A
  • 1st December 2016 – The Knowledge at the ‘How to Change the World’ conference, Royal Institution, London

2015

  • Wednesday 21st January 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Skeptics in the Pub, Gravesend
  • Thursday 5th February 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Skeptics in the Pub, Tunbridge Wells
  • Thursday 12th February 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Skeptics in the Pub, Portsmouth
  • Thursday 19th February 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Skeptics in the Pub, Liverpool
  • Wednesday 25th February 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Skeptics in the Pub, Guildford
  • Saturday 28th February 2015 – Astrobiology keynote speech at National Student Space Conference, University of Surrey
  • Friday 6th March 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Emirates Festival of Literature, Dubai
  • Wednesday 11th March 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Thursday 12th March 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Toronto
  • Thursday 19th March 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at TED, Vancouver
  • Monday 23rd March 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at The Battery, San Francisco
  • Tuesday 24th March 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at The Long Now Foundation, San Francisco
  • Wednesday 25th March 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Google, San Francisco
  • Wednesday 25th March 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Wikimedia, San Francisco
  • Thursday 9th April – David’s Bookshop, Letchworth Garden City
  • Thursday 16th April 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Skeptics in the Pub, Bedford
  • Sunday 19th April 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Aye Write! Festival, Glasgow
  • Tuesday 5th May 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Skeptics in the Pub, Chichester
  • Wednesday 13th May 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Digital Shoreditch Festival
  • Saturday 23rd May 2015 – Bushcraft Show, Derbyshire
  • Tuesday 26th May 2015 – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Hay Festival
  • Wednesday 27th May 2015 –  ‘The Knowledge’ event at Skeptics in the Pub, Dundee
  • Thursday 28th May 2015 –  ‘The Knowledge’ event at Skeptics in the Pub, Aberdeen
  • Monday 1st June 2015 – ‘Extremes in Science‘, Royal Society, London
  • Thursday 4th June 2015 – ‘Rosetta: To catch a comet‘, Cheltenham Science Festival
  • Tuesday 30th June – Asteroid Day panel, Science Museum, London
  • Sunday 5th July – Astrobiology public event for National Astronomy Meeting, Llandudno
  • Friday 10th July – Astrobiology event for Ri Lates, London
  • Sunday 12th July – Astrobiology event at Secret Cinema cantina, London
  • Saturday 18th July – ‘The Knowledge’ event on Salon Stage, Latitude festival
  • Thursday 23rd July – Astrobiology talk at Jodrell Bank, Manchester
  • Friday 24th July –  ‘The Knowledge’ event at Buxton Festival
  • Thursday 30th July – Dark Societies event at Waterstones Picadilly
  • Saturday 8th August – ‘The Knowledge’ event + panel discussion at Nine Worlds festival, London
  • Saturday 5th September – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Herstmonceux Astronomy Festival
  • Wednesday 9th September – SETI panel event at British Science Festival, Bradford
  • Thursday 10th September – ‘The Knowledge’ event at British Science Festival, Bradford
  • Friday 11th September – ‘Fact vs Fiction – Sci-fi in the spotlight’ for Floating Cinema, London
  • Friday 18th September – Panel on science communication at National Gallery for Social Media Week
  • Wednesday 23rd September – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Bristol Skeptics in the Pub
  • Thursday 8th October – ‘Beyond Earth: In search of Life‘ with Institute of Physics
  • Tuesday 13th October – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Guildford Book Festival
  • Saturday 17th October – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Uxbridge Literary Festival
  • Saturday 14th November – ‘The Knowledge’ event at Bridport Literary Festival
  • Friday 20th November – Astrobiology talk for Cambridge Astronomical Association
  • Tuesday 1st December – speaking at “How To Change the World” event at Royal Institution

And also see my up-coming events for The Knowledge book tour

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