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OpenTalk STEM - Acoustics by the sea with BBC COAST

Venue: OU, Walton, MK
Date: 04 Sep 2019
Times: 5.30 pm

OpenTalk STEM: Acoustics by the sea with BBC COAST

Date:    Wednesday 4th September
Time:    17:30 – 20:00
Location:    Berrill Lecture Theatre
        The Open University
        Walton Hall
        Milton Keynes

Prof David Sharp has made four appearances on BBC Coast and was an academic consultant for the series. In his talk, David will discuss his experiences filming science-related items for the programme, covering features on sound mirrors, foghorns, squeaking sand and Fingal’s cave. The talk includes plenty of video clips from the Coast programmes and covers the science underpinning the features, as well as giving inside info regarding some of the tricks employed when filming for television.
Event programme:
17:30-18:00 Registration
18:00-18:45 OpenTalk STEM:  Acoustics by the sea with BBC COAST
18:45-19:00 Q & A
19:00-20:00 Drinks reception

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