Nice kids can spit!

Location
Baskerville Corner (level 2), Library of Birmingham
Category
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
Dates
Saturday 3rd December 2016 (12:00-15:00)
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An event for children, as well as parents and teachers, about the strange and unexpected things that happen when we learn.

This event will showcase state-of-the-art research from education, social science, human biology, biochemistry and neuroscience and will include: 

  • Pop-up demos from experts on sleep, food, friends and feelings.
  • Hands-on activities including breath-samplers, lie detectors, spit sampling, Bee bots, computer games, and more.
  • The chance to have one to one conversations with experts from education, social science, human biology, biochemistry and neuroscience.   

Presented by:

Dr Deborah Youdell, Professor of Sociology of Education, University of Birmingham
 

Contributors include:

Dr Andrew Bagshaw, Reader in Neuroscience, University of Birmingham
Dr Philippa Birch, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham
Dr Stephane de Brito, Senior Research Fellow in Neuroscience, University of Birmingham
Frances Child, Head of the Department of Teacher Education, School of Education, University of Birmingham and Vice Principal, University of Birmingham School
Dr Nathan Hughes, Senior Lecturer in Social Policy, University of Birmingham
Paula Lameu, School of Education, University of Birmingham.
Dr Martin Lindley, Senior Lecturer in Human Biology, Loughborough University
Ruth Pauli, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham
Dr James Reynolds, Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry, Loughborough University
Dr Matthew Turner, Scientific Officer in Mass Spectrometry, Loughborough University

This is a public event that is open to everyone. Register your attendance at or just come along on the day.

 Nice kids can spit!