On the 10th September, POP will be hosting a session at the 150th Challenger Society Conference in London and the team are excited to announce it’s speakers.
The session titled How Art-Science Collaborations can Inspire Societal Change will showcase diverse art-science collaborations, reflecting on the collaborative experience and the capacity for art to help communicate, interpret, and influence science and society. People Ocean Planet’s approach uses creative engagement, that is grounded in robust science and insights from behavioural psychology and sociology, to inform and inspire societal change.
The session will contain 4 talks and minute introductions from those who submitted posters.
Our speakers and talks will be
- Laurence Publicover (University of Bristol): Arts, Sciences, and the Seafloor: Teaching and Research Challenges and Possibilities
- Geraint Rhys Whittaker (Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity): Creating space for something more? Reflections on measuring the Success of Art Science Collaborations.
- Inge Panneels (Edinburgh Napier University): Ocean ARTic: cultural ecosystem services connect society to marine ecosystem services
- Emma Hall (Creative Carbon Scotland / University of Glasgow) Seas of the Outer Hebrides: Learning from collaborative, creative approaches to public engagement
Aisling Davis (Liverpool John Moores – School of Arts and Sciences): Art-Science in the global ocean – exploring future landscapes.
Fiona Middleton (University of Southampton): Seas of the Outer Hebrides: Learning from collaborative, creative approaches to public engagement