Ada Lovelace Day Live! 2016

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The RAS is the platinum sponsor of this year's Ada Lovelace Day Live!, the annual 'science cabaret' in celebration of women in STEM, which will be held at The IET on the evening of 11 October. Playing host to the UK's most fabulous women in STEM, ALD Live is an entertaining evening of geekery, comedy and music suitable for everyone over the age of 12. Plus, Dr Sheila Kanani, our Education & Outreach Officer is part of the line-up! Speakers: Yewande Akinola, design engineer focused on sustainable water supply systems and the engineering design coordination of large projects in the built environment.Dr Sheila Kanani, planetary physicist, science presenter, secondary school physics teacher and space comedienne with a background in astrophysics and astronomy.Dr Kat Arney, science writer and broadcaster whose work has featured in the New Scientist, Wired, the Guardian, the Times Educational Supplement, BBC Radio 4, the Naked Scientists and more.Jenny Duckett, developer with the Government Digital Service.Dr Sara Santos, mathematician, director and founder of Maths Busking.Dr Bissan Al-Lazikani, computational biologist working on drug discovery for Cancer Research UK.Dr Anna Jones, deputy science leader for the British Antarctic Survey's Atmosphere, Ice and Climate Team. The compère this year will be the award-winning comedian and broadcaster Helen Keen! You can find out more about their fabulous speakers on their website! Lobby doors open at 6.30pm, the performance will begin at 7.30pm and will run until approximately 9.30pm. There will be a cash bar for refreshments from 6.30pm until the beginning of the performance. Tickets are on sale now!
(Online ticket sales will close at midnight on Sunday 9 October 2015)