The BA Award Lectures are prestigious prizes awarded to young scientists who are exceptional at communicating their research to a general audience. There are five different categories:
Joseph Lister Award - Social Sciences
Professor Mark Griffiths, Nottingham Trent University
Slots of fun: the psychology of gambling addictions
Isambard Kingdom Brunel Award - Engineering, technology and industry
Dr Adam Crewe, University of Bristol
Surviving an earthquake: how can we design earthquake proof buildings?
Charles Lyell Award - Environmental sciences
Ms Zoe Adams, Natural History Museum
From Man to Maggot: the ultimate act of recycling
Charles Darwin Award - Agricultural, Biological and Medical
Dr Harry Witchel, University of Bristol
The chemicals of pleasure: Good or Evil?
Lord Kelvin - Physical sciences and mathematics
Dr Graeme Jones, University of Keele
Saturday night science