Plymouth scibar talk: Engineering Without Borders
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Come to the Plymouth scibar talk to hear Stephen Turner talk about the trials and tribulations of his year-long placement around India with the Selco Foundation. 

Stephen will discuss how simple innovation and a flexible approach are vital to working effectively in less developed communities. 

All are welcome to attend this talk.

Location: The B-Bar, Barbican Theatre, Plymouth PL1 2NJ.

The Selco Foundation is a non-profit organisation which focuses on rural development and environment conservation by promoting the use of renewable energy.

Stephen is currently studying Electrical Engineering at Plymouth University and is the National Student Network Coordinator for Engineers Without Borders - UK.

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Selco Foundation

Engineering Without Borders UK

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About Plymouth scibar

Plymouth scibar is the Plymouth Branch of the British Science Association, whose aim is to encourage scientists and technologists to develop a dialogue with the public in a comfortable and accessible environment.

Scibars are NOT lectures or seminars - they ARE informal discussions for the non-scientist, the person who just wants to know more what is happening around them.

In many cases we will be discussing topics of current interest such as climate change, fish conservation, ageing, science and religion, the media’s relationship to science, alternative (non carbon) energies, nanotechnology, etc.

Plymouth scibar note

Attendance is free on the night but we suggest a contribution of £2 per person. 

The British Science Association is a voluntary organisation which relies on contributions from its audience to continue running events. All money received goes back into running similar projects in the city and wider South West region!

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