Revolutionary Inventions: The Debate

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The House, Plymouth University, PL4 8AA

01752 585050
peninsula-arts@plymouth.ac.uk
https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/talk-revolutionary-inventions-the-debate

Tuesday 06 February 2018
7-9pm
Admission Fee: £6 (standard) / £4.20 (concessions)/Peninsula Arts Friends free/ Free to Plymouth University students via SPIA
Online or by phone

Immerse yourself in this explosive arena, which will be host to five expert Plymouth University academics and a pitch battle to win the title of ‘most revolutionary invention’. Which will come out top is up to you, when you cast your vote after enjoying some fascinating, compelling and passionate arguments in this lively debate.

Paper – James Daybell, Professor of Early Modern British History

Photography – Jody Patterson, Associate Professor Art History

The transistor – Alexis Kirke, Senior Research Fellow in Computer Music

Ultra-sound scanning – Theresa Compton, Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

The semi-conductor – Kevin Jones, Professor and Executive Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering.

The debate will be chaired by Jo Loosemore, BBC radio producer, broadcaster, curator and actor.

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