Programme and highlights
Richard Wiseman ParanormalityRichard Wiseman examines the science behind the supernatural, revealing what ghosts, psychics and out-of-body experiences prove about our brains and beliefs.
Keeping In Touch Communication SundayKeep listening on Sunday for Keeping in Touch: our themed day of science talks and demos – all spread around the topic of communication.
Big Science SaturdayOur last weekend goes out with a bang, with talks and debates on big new ideas in science.
Office PoliticsEnter the murky world of office politics with psychologist Oliver James and Kevin Dutton, and learn why psychopaths may be good for business.
Bright SparksThe Bright Sparks days are there for parents and their children to play, experiment, discover and share the experience. One year I saw a big man enter the room with his…
Our impact…Science is important. It isn’t part of life, it IS life. The Festival makes a difference to science uptake and engagement in Sussex. How do we know?
There are two themes this year: one is communication, but that is not so important, because the really big thing is DNA. The molecule of life is one of the most significant discoveries of the past century and as the decades roll by it can only increase in significance . We now know the ‘junk’ DNA that was discovered by the Genome Project