Interested in the origins of life on Earth?

Ever heard a tree talk?

It’s the October ’09 PHD Seminar and yet another intense week and a half of presentations, tutorials, workshops, seminars,  fun and frolicks have begun!

We are opening up the lab to the public on three evenings this semester, with the following exciting external speakers exploring the following topics:

ORFI-MFF-05SUNDAY, 18th Oct – 5.30-6pm

Wine & Cheese Evening:

ORFI performance/showcase: Exploring collaborative music creation between people with dissabilities, their family and carers


WEDNESDAY 21 October – 6.15-7.30pm

Wine & Cheese Evening:

Bruce Damer: The EvoGrid: Simulating An Origin of Life and Providing a Technological Pathway for the Future of Life

Free – Book a ticket via:

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THURSDAY 22 October- 6-7:30pm

Wine & Cheese Evening:

Alex Metcalf: RCA graduate/sound environment artist

Free – Book a ticket via:

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As part of our new programme of seminars planned from September 2009, SMARTlab invites you to our September seminar here in the MAGIC PLAYroom:

deveril ‘Video making as a learning tool – towards simplification and accessibility’

With Dr Deveril

Tuesday 29th September ’09

6 – 7.30pm

All Welcome! (Refreshments will be served)

Book via: T: 020 72237823 /E: /W:

Forthcoming seminars can be viewed atShow & Tell Seminars and booked via: eventbrite_new

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Gut Feelings Seminar with Dr Leslie Hill, June '09

Following our recent successful Show & Tell seminars this year:

Digital Art, Wearable Technology and Extra-Sensory Media in March, and

Gut Feelings’- A SMARTlab Cocktail Seminar with Dr Leslie Hillthis June,

SMARTlab will be hosting regular sessions with our research team and affiliates at the lab here in London Docklands from September ’09.

These seminars will highlight the extensive research we do on and off-site within the creative industries, and the community engagement projects we are developing.

Dates will be announced in September ’09. Expect to see seminars on subjects such as ‘Gender in online worlds’ (why boys play girls, why female avatars are so popular, how the industry is changing towards the female player) or ‘Bad’ players and bed behaviour in online worlds’.

To book future SMARTlab Show & Tell seminars please visit: (Available dates from September ’09)

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