Ideas exchange talk series

This series of panel sessions will see experts from different worlds come together. Hear from scientists, designers, artists, campaigners, economists and more on contemporary issues, thinking about creative solutions and how arts and science can tackle problems together. 

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Mars: Should we stay or should we go?

Join Design Museum Chief Curator, Justin McGuirk, and Earth and Planetary Scientist Professor Sanjeev Gupta for a discussion about starting life on another planet.

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Tomorrow’s wardrobe

Find out how technology, new materials and cutting-edge science will influence what we wear in the coming decades.

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Designing happy cities

How can purposeful design of the places we live and spend our lives promote civic engagement and reclaim our streets and neighbourhoods for the benefit of those who live there?

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Why we eat what we eat

With a public obesity crisis fed by a meat heavy and carbon intensive food industry, how can we change what we eat?

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Tackling ocean plastic from land

As new evidence shows the impact of plastic pollution in British rivers and coastal waters, find out why solutions to this global problem need to start at their source.

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Creativity and AI

Hear about how development in artificial intelligence might aid creativity and innovation for designers and engineers.