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B-STAR reach for the stars

This is a new network - B-STAR (Brunel Space Travel Applied Research) Network that brings together, from across the university, all staff and researchers interested in and working on aspects of Space Research, Travel and Habitation.

This session will showcase a range of interdisciplinary projects that are already in progress and those that are being proposed and written. Thus, we will be introducing B-STAR's aims and objectives, highlighting our ideas and expertise in Space to an audience of interested attendees from the wider community, industry, Brunel staff and students.

Research Festival B-STAR speakers 
1.00pm Emmanouil Karteris - The effect of space travel on human placentation and pregnancy
1.20pm David Smith - B4 Moon
1.40pm Pin Lean Lau - Biopunk Babies & Mars: Ethico-Legal Challenges of Ectogenesis in Extra-terrestrial Environments
2.00pm Sibylle Ermler – Space L(a)unch: the future of food production in space
2.20pm Hridyanshu Aatreya and Marzia Ghorbani - Simulation Exploration Experience: A Frontier for Distributed Simulations in Space.
2.40pm – 3.00pm BREAK – 20 mins
3.00pm James Campbell – Space Debris and Impact on Spacecraft.
3.20pm Alessandro Esposito – How to lose weight on Earth.
3.40pm Sean Cullen - Can space flight be inclusive for everyone?
4.00pm Joanna Bridger – BSTAR, projects, plans and potential
4.20pm Carly Randall - Brunel’s Space Archive of Brunel Institute for Bioengineering’s work
4.30pm Peter Jelfs and Gerard Conway - Ostrom’s Institutional Grammar and Categorising Legal Rules about Outer Space
4.50pm Questions and Chat
5.00pm END

This event will take place in the Eastern Gateway Building, room 003/003a, Brunel University London.


This event is part of the Brunel Research Festival,which returns this May for a packed programme of online and in-person activities, celebrating how Brunel's research is changing society for the better. Free and open to all.

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