Focus on the Positive

23rd April, 7.30 pm

The world is full of problems, but it’s also full of brilliant people, chipping away at those problems with their ideas and expertise.

Focus on the positive is your chance to choose how to improve the world.  Meet some of UCL’s inspiring researchers, who’ll tell you exactly how they want to tackle the big issues.  With the help of professional comedy compere, James Acaster, you get to decide which one to fund.  The winning idea, as voted for by the audience, wins £1000 to put towards fix the world!

UCL Engineering researchers will be pitching for their causes – why not come out and support:

  • Ilan Adler from Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
  • Alvaro Farias from Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
  • Tarit Mukhopadhyay from Biochemical Engineering
  • Gary Royle from Medical Physics and Bioengineering
  • and Tim Weyrich from Computer Science

as they make their suggestions? It’s a great opportunity to debate some big questions, meet people who are passionate about changing the world for the better, and make a difference!

Time: 7.30 – 9.00 pm

Date: 23rd April 2012

Location: Camden People’s Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PY.

Buy your tickets now here.

Focus on the positive is organised by UCL Public Engagement Unit and supported by EPSRC, one of the funding councils that support research in UK universities.