On Friday 15 April, postgraduate CDT students at Imperial College organised the CDT Festival of Science 2016 around the theme of ‘Science & Science Fiction’. It was a day of activities based on futuristic technologies including testing virtual reality Google Cardboard and Titans of Space® apps and the Radial-G: Infinity game, and learning to manipulate an object in 3-D space with your mind using the Emotiv Epoc EEG device. There was also a ‘Sci-Fi Shorts’ competition where people were asked to submit ideas for a Sci-Fi story, invention or concept and win a prize of £250.
The festival also featured a series of talks by speakers from academia and industry who shared their perspectives on the interaction between science and science-fiction, and finished with a panel discussion on the topic of robotics and artificial intelligence.
If you would like to see highlights from the festival please follow this link CDT Festival Highlights
To watch the talks in full, please go to CDT Festival of Science 2016