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6 December 2019

IOP Prestige Lecture: Big Data and Democracy

Presented By Timandra Harkness, BBC
  • 19:00-20:00
  • J104 Edward Herbert Building
  • Ticket Information

    The event is free to attend but booking is required. To book visit the event webpage here.

About this event

Timandra Harkness, who presents the BBC Radio 4 series FutureProofing, will give the 2019 Institute of Physics Prestige Lecture at Loughborough University on Friday 6 December.

The talk entitled 'Big Data and Democracy' is based on Timandra's book Big Data: Does Size Matter which was published in 2016. The lecture will give an insight into the role of data in political campaigning and how it is transforming democracy. 

Booking for the lecture, which will be held from 7pm in room J104 in the Edward Herbert Building (EHB), is required.

For more information and to register your place visit the event page here.