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By Guerilla Science
Welcome to the sonic home of Guerilla Science! We're transforming our live events and digital discoveries into a stimulating series of podcasts for you to tune in to and get involved with.

Join us for our new online season #MegacityLondon as we explore the city’s future through the lens of engineers and artists in a series of unique interviews ahead of the live programme running 21st-27th September 2020.

Or check out our first season: Wellness Hacks for Lockdown Living.

Guerilla Science is on a mission to revolutionise how people connect with science through transformative experiences.
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Megacity London: Engineering Our Future with Emily Farmer

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Megacity London: Engineering Our Future with Stephanie Bickford-Smith
Stephanie Bickford-Smith is an artist, designer, and workshop facilitator creating artworks for the Megacity London online season. Stephanie works across disciplines and mediums, adopting techniques from ethnography, visual arts, performance and speculative design. She’s also a long-time Guerilla Science collaborator, and has created some truly gorgeous set design over the years in our venues at festivals such as Secret Garden Party. Stephanie will be creating three new artworks for Megacity London, using storytelling to create futuristic glimpses into our lives in the not-so-far-away future. Megacity London: Engineering our Future brings engineers from Mott Macdonald and Buro Happold together with artists to explore the challenges facing London in 2050. Join Guerilla Science in September on a journey to find out what keeps London ticking, both above and below ground. The online season will take place 21st-27th September and features a digital installation as well as live Q&As with the engineers and artists.
32:34
September 1, 2020
Megacity London: Engineering Our Future with Sprankenstein
We’re excited to announce that artist Sprankenstein is working with us on Megacity London and will be creating an immersive installation using illustration, animation, and tech to bring a vision of London’s journey to becoming a megacity to life. Sprankenstein Studio is a creative studio that specialises in Illustration and Animation Content Creation and Storytelling. Megacity London: Engineering our Future brings engineers from Mott Macdonald and Buro Happold together with artists to explore the challenges facing London in 2050. Join Guerilla Science in September on a journey to find out what keeps London ticking, both above and below ground. The online season will take place 21st-27th September and features a digital installation as well as live Q&As with the engineers and artists.
26:06
August 21, 2020
Megacity London: Engineering Our Future with Emily Farmer
Hear from Emily Farmer, geotechnical engineer at Mott Macdonald, discuss the highs and lows of living in megacities across the globe. Emily works on megaprojects that will drive the future of transport and connectedness across the UK. Megacity London: Engineering our Future brings engineers from Mott Macdonald and Buro Happold together with artists to explore the challenges facing London in 2050. Join Guerilla Science in September on a journey to find out what keeps London ticking, both above and below ground. The online season will take place 21st-27th September and features a digital installation as well as live Q&As with the engineers and artists.
33:11
August 4, 2020
Megacity London: Engineering Our Future with Stuart Norris
Hear from Stuart Norris, Graduate Tunnel Engineer at Mott Macdonald Group, as we dive into the future of London's water management from overflowing sewage to floods and droughts. Megacity London: Engineering our Future brings engineers from Mott Macdonald and Buro Happold together with artists to explore the challenges facing London in 2050. Join Guerilla Science in September on a journey to find out what keeps London ticking, both above and below ground. The online season will take place 21st-27th September and features a digital installation as well as live Q&As with the engineers and artists.
31:05
July 28, 2020
Megacity London: Engineering our Future with Joanne Leung
Hear from Joanne Leung, Assistant Mechanical Engineer at Mott Macdonald Group, as she shares her thoughts on the challenges facing cities like London as they become megacities Megacity London: Engineering our Future brings engineers from Mott Macdonald and Buro Happold together with artists to explore the challenges facing London in 2050. Join Guerilla Science in September on a journey to find out what keeps London ticking, both above and below ground. The online season will feature a digital installation and live Q&As with the engineers and artists.
19:57
July 9, 2020
Lessons In Lucid Dreaming
Our newest Wellness Hack for Lockdown Living is right at your fingertips. This week, we’ll be exploring the power and potential of dreaming. This episode is led by Dr Josie Malinowkskifrom the University of East London, a psychologist specialising in oneirology - that’s the scientific study of dreams, for the uninitiated. More than just a lecture, this podcast episode will not only empower you to experience lucid dreams but also guide you through the initial process, before answering unique questions about dreams from by our audience at Shambala Festival.
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June 30, 2020
Smart Drugs: Friend or Fraud?
This week’s theme is Social Wellness and our topic of choice is cognitive enhancement using smart drugs, also known as nootropics. In this episode, we’ll be exploring the social benefits and harms of smart drug use and whether they match up to expectations. In true Guerilla Science fashion, we’ve called upon experts from across the disciplines of neuroscience, philosophy, and sociology to get the truth behind the headlines at Shambala Festival. Featuring panellists Dr Hannah Critchlow, Scientist, Writer, and Broadcaster; Florence Okoye, User Experience Designer; and John Mann, researcher at the Department of Sociology, Manchester Metropolitan University.
49:48
June 5, 2020
Daddy Daycare: Modern Fatherhood
Following on from Mental Health Awareness week, our theme this week is Emotional Wellness. In this episode we’ll be exploring what it’s like to be a modern father. We are proud to present the audio from our Daddy Daycare: Modern Fatherhood event at Shambala Festival, featuring a discussion between Viren Swami, Professor of Social Psychology, Anglia Ruskin University, and Laura Gofrey Isaacs, Artist, Midwife and Birth Activist.
52:45
May 28, 2020
Anatomical Life Drawing
Take part in an art class with a science twist to get under the skin of your body. Co-hosted by Sophia Attias, Make Up, Face and Body Artist, who provided the drawing tips, while Katherine Sanders, Lecturer in Clinical Anatomy, Hull York Medical School, explained the anatomy.
48:35
May 7, 2020
Meditate On Nature
Explore the concept of nature connectedness and its links to mindfulness and meditation practice. Featuring a brief introduction to Ros Watts, Clinical Psychologist, and her practice, followed by 25 minutes guided gong bath meditation, and a discussion by Viren Swami, Professor of Social Psychology, Anglia Ruskin University, on the science and psychology of meditation.
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April 23, 2020