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Can Motorsport Help Save the World?

Formula one car with technicians in background

Speaker: Dr Kit Chapman, Course Leader Journalism (MA), Falmouth University

Formula One is more than cars just going around in circles: it's also the world's fastest R&D lab. Join Kit Chapman, the award-winning science journalist, as he reveals how technology emerging from racing is leading the way in making our world greener, cleaner and safer.


Free tea & biscuits (but arrive early!).

This event will not be live-streamed. It is free and open to all. No registration is necessary.


The Covid restrictions at the university remain unchanged: “Visitors are advised to not attend the University campus if they: have a new, continuous cough, a high temperature or a loss or change to their sense of smell or taste; or are feeling unwell and have any other symptom which may potentially indicate that they could have Covid”.

About the Speaker

Dr Kit Chapman is a science journalist with more than 15 years' experience writing for titles including the Daily Telegraph, New Scientist, Nature and Chemistry World. His first book, Superheavy, was nominated for the American Association for the Advancement of Science's SB&F prize for young adults, and his second book, Racing Green, looks at the technology of motorsport.