Tickets available for the Falling Walls Lab in Edinburgh – 29th July

You are warmly invited to attend the Edinburgh Falling Walls Lab in Playfair Library, University of Edinburgh for an afternoon of thought-provoking pitches on Tuesday 29th July 2014

Falling Walls Labs are international, high profile events with the aim of building connections between young researchers and representatives from academia, business and policy – and discover ideas which could have a significant positive impact on society.

Doors are open from 2.45pm and the Falling Walls Lab will run from 3pm – 5pm. This will be followed by a drinks reception until 6pm. You can book a ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/falling-walls-lab-edinburgh-tickets-10765657371

Our 12 presenters each have 3 minutes to present their big idea:

David Brownstein The University of Edinburgh Breaking the Wall of Building Ecology
Evangelia Daskalaki University of Strathclyde Breaking the Wall of Research Participant Recruitment
David Dickie The University of Edinburgh Breaking the Wall of Neurological Disease Diagnosis
Goetz Dominik University of Strathclyde Breaking the Wall of Human Assistant Robotics
Fabrizio Gesuelli The University of Edinburgh Breaking the Wall of Walking as Mobilisation
Johanna Holtan Cyclehack Breaking the Wall of Bike-Unfriendly Infrastructure
Matluba Khan The University of Edinburgh Breaking the Wall of classrooms for children’s learning
Zhenxiao Ling The University of Edinburgh Breaking the Wall of First Class Leadership
Sana Maqsood The University of Edinburgh Breaking the Wall of Improving Quality of Life
Maria Mullane The University of Edinburgh Breaking the Wall of Disability into Capability
Maria Rejowicz-Quaid The University of Edinburgh and partner of YOU Breaking the Wall of Media Consumption Effects on Young People
Harsh Vaidya The University of Edinburgh Breaking the Wall of Brain Drain

Our distinguished panel of judges will select a winner to compete in the international Falling Walls Lab Final in Berlin in November with an additional prize to the presenter with the most audience votes.

During the event there will be time to network and the opportunity to meet the presenters and other delegates. We look forward to welcoming you to an enjoyable, interesting and engaging afternoon!

Additional info: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/institute-academic-development/research-roles/falling-walls-lab