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  • Date and time: Friday 19 June 2020, 7pm to 11.59pm
  • Location: Online event
  • Audience: Open to alumni, staff, students, the public
  • Admission: Free admission

Event details

3-minute thesis

From the size of an entire room, all the way to a jean’s pocket - we all want our devices to keep getting smaller.

But what can we do when the source some of technologies’ biggest obstacles - such as overheating - become blind to the naked eye?

Join James Lees from the Department of Physics as he explains the cutting edge research being undertaken within spaces smaller than a single strand of human hair or width of light, and how the impact of hid work could change the way we build and understand appliances from phones to fridges in as little as 10 years.