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Ig Nobel Prize at DTU: First laugh, then think

The Ig Nobel Prize is awarded for peculiar research that at first make us laugh and then think deeply. Attend this lecture for a humor-filled dive into the prize-winning research and find the vital answers to e.g. "Can a cat be both a solid and a liquid"?

 

It is hard to describe the Ig Nobel Prize and not least lectures of the price winners – it needs to be experienced. Here is a try though:

The award ceremony takes place every year in a blaze of publicity at a great gala ceremony at Harvard University, USA and is orchestrated by the founder of the prize, Marc Abrahams.

 

Programme 

4.00 - 4.03 pm 
Welcome to Technical University of Denmark by Dean of Research 
Katrine Krogh Andersen, DTU

4.03 - 4.20 pm
Opening the Ig Nobel Prize Tour by the founder 
Marc Abrahams

4.20 - 4.40 pm
Marc-Antoine Fardin, Laboratoire de Physique, ENS de Lyon, France – for using fluid dynamics to probe the question "Can a Cat Be Both a Solid and a Liquid?" 
(2017 PHYSICS PRIZE) 

4.40 - 5.00 pm
Alex Garcia-Faura, Institut Marquès, Spain – for showing that a developing human foetus responds more strongly to music that is played electromechanically inside the mother's vagina than to music that is played electromechanically on the mother's belly. 
(2017 OBSTETRICS PRIZE)

5.00 - 5.20 pm
Minna Lyons, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom - for amassing evidence that people who habitually stay up late are, on average, more self-admiring, more manipulative, and more psychopathic than people who habitually arise early in the morning.
(2014 PSYCHOLOGY PRIZE)

5.20 - 6.30 pm
Networking at the reception (outside Aud. 42 in the foyér), where you are more than welcome to attend.

Registration

Tidspunkt

ons 11 apr 18
4:00 - 6:30