The Future is Now

The Future is Now

This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 18th Jan 2018

Every day science fiction becomes science fact; soft robots reusable rockets, prosthetic heart valves, delivery drones, hydrogen-powered cars and unmanned ships to name but a few.

But what’s coming next? 

Join UCL Mechanical Engineering for an entertaining, thought provoking, sci-fi-tinged live showcase, exploring our exciting, diverse current research and tomorrow’s potential engineering wonders.

The packed showcase will feature a blend of film, music and presentations about biomechanics, nerve engineering, nanotechnology, future energy, tomorrow’s transport, medical robots and more.
 
Hosted by academics and broadcasters Dr Helen Czerski and Professor Mark Miodownik, the show will feature a very special performance from UK science comedy phenomenon 'Festival of the Spoken Nerd'.

Cost: Free of Charge


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Europe/London The Future is Now The packed showcase will feature a blend of film, music and presentations about biomechanics, nerve engineering, nanotechnology, future energy, tomorrow’s transport, medical robots and more. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/01/18/the-future-is-now-159294 The Shaw Theatre,100-110 Euston Road,,London

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Location

The Shaw Theatre,

100-110 Euston Road,
London,
NW1 2AJ

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