Talk: Revolutionary Inventions: The Debate
  • The House, Plymouth University

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Immerse yourself in this explosive arena, which will be host to five expert University of Plymouth 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.

Date: Tuesday 6 February
Time: 19.00
Venue: The House, University of Plymouth
Tickets: £6 (standard)/£4.20 (concessions)/Peninsula Arts Friends free/ Free to University of Plymouth students via SPIA


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Which invention is the most revolutionary in history?

Vote now for the invention you believe will win, and then join us on the night to see if your mind can be changed.

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