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Aye Write! assembles another terrific STEAMMS programme

Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival

It's another amazing line-up for Aye Write! this year. Glasgow City of Science and Innovation is proud to be supporting Glasgow's annual book festival, so let's take a look from a STEAMMS-perspective at some of the authors who'll be making an appearance between 15-25 March 2018.

From the impact of digital technology on young people, to preparing for space travel; neuroscience, to healthcare; women in science, to widespread apathy of climate change; there's something for everyone to enjoy and get a fresh perspective on at Aye Write! Read on for a taste of what's in store across a range of terrific talks in our mini-guide below and book your tickets early to avoid disappointment!

Download a .PDF of the full programme icon Aye Write! 2018 (4.69 MB)

To book tickets or find out more, visit www.ayewrite.com

Jump to the featured speaker(s) in our mini-guide: Angela Saini | Katharine Hill | Dallas Campbell | Susie Orbach | Brian Clegg | David Adam & Gordon Brown | Kathryn Harkup & Fiona Sampson | Leo Barasi | Henry Nicholls | Darryll Cunningham | Dr Ellie Cannon & Nick Duerden | Johann Hari

  • Angela Saini - How Science Got Women Wrong

    25th Mar 2018 • 3:00PM - 4:00PM • Mitchell Library

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    Angela Saini

    Angela Saini’s "Inferior:How Science Got Women Wrong" reveals an alternative view of science in which women are included, rather than excluded.

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  • Katharine Hill - Left to Their Own Devices

    15th Mar 2018 • 6:00PM - 7:00PM • Mitchell Library

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    Katharine Hill

    Katharine Hill explores the impact of the digital world on teenagers and younger children.

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  • Dallas Campbell - Ad Astra, Chaired by Nina Cameron

    17th Mar 2018 • 3:00PM - 4:00PM • Mitchell Library

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    Dallas Campbell

    Whether you've got itchy feet and need a bit of a break, or you’re looking for a complete change of scene, this book has all the information you'll need to leave planet Earth.

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  • Susie Orbach - In Therapy

    16th Mar 2018 • 6:30PM - 7:30PM • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

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    Susie Orbach

    Susie Orbach's latest book, In Therapy is an essential read for those curious about, or considering entering, therapy.

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  • Brian Clegg - The Reality Frame, Chaired by Prof. Kevin O’Dell

    17th Mar 2018 • 1:15PM - 2:15PM • Mitchell Library

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    Brian Clegg

    Weaving together the great ideas of science, Brian Clegg builds up reality piece by piece, from space, to time, to matter and movement, the fundamental forces of life.

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  • David Adam & Gordon Brown - Adventures in Intelligence

    18th Mar 2018 • 1:15PM - 2:15PM • Mitchell Library

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    David Adam & Gordon Brown

    In The Genius Within, bestselling author David Adam explores the ground-breaking neuroscience of cognitive enhancement that is changing the way the brain and the mind works.

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  • Kathryn Harkup & Fiona Sampson - The Genesis of Frankenstein

    24th Mar 2018 • 3:00PM - 4:00PM • Mitchell Library

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    Kathryn Harkup & Fiona Sampson

    It’s been 200 years since the publication of one of the most influential novels of all time, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, and her creation has become part of our everyday culture, from cartoons to Hallowe'en costumes. Making the Monster explores the scientific back-ground behind the book.

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  • Leo Barasi - The Climate Majority

    18th Mar 2018 • 4:45PM - 5:45PM • Mitchell Library

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    Leo Barasi

    The Climate Majority is about apathy, about those who don't talk about global warming - the billions of people who have heard plenty about climate change and acknowledge there's a problem, but who are just not engaged enough to stimulate the change required to stop it.

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  • Henry Nicholls - Sleepy Head

    18th Mar 2018 • 4:45PM - 5:45PM • Mitchell Library

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    Henry Nicholls

    In his book Sleepyhead, Biologist Nicholls explores the science of disordered sleep, discovering that around half of us will experience some kind of sleep dysfunction in our lives.

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  • Darryll Cunningham - Graphic Science

    24th Mar 2018 • 11:30AM - 12:30PM • CCA

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    Darryll Cunningham

    Darryl Cunningham’s gorgeously illustrated Graphic Science gives a platform, a page and voice to seven humans who have been instrumental in their fields, including Mary Anning, fossil hunter and palaeontologist and Nicola Tesla, inventor, electrical engineer and physicist.

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  • Dr Ellie Cannon & Nick Duerden, Your Healthcare in Your Hands

    24th Mar 2018 • 4:45PM - 5:45PM • Mitchell Library

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    Dr Ellie Cannon & Nick Duerden

    Two authors who offer different perspectives on our healthcare.

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  • Johann Hari - Lost Connections: The Real Causes of Depression

    24th Mar 2018 • 6:30PM - 7:30PM • Mitchell Library

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    Johann Hari

    Award-winning journalist Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and started taking anti-depressants when he was a teenager.

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Download a .PDF of the full programme icon Aye Write! 2018 (4.69 MB)

To book tickets or find out more, visit www.ayewrite.com


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