King’s at Cheltenham Science Festival 2014

Various researchers from King’s have been talking at the Science Festival this year in Cheltenham

The festival started with a discussion involving Professor David Cowan (Director of the Drug Control Centre at King’s) on detection of performance enhancing drugs in sport.

Ethicist Dr Illina Singh took part in a discussion on whether brain simulation was an appropriate treatment for patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Professor Robert Plomin took part in two events at the festival based on his research into the genetics of intelligence.

Professor Clive Page helped reveal the hidden science behind baking (hopefully without exploding too many cakes).

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