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Cities to Soil

The venue has step-free access and accessible facilities.
Past event - 2022
11 May Doors 7pm
Event 7.30-9.30pm
Journey Cafe Bar, 7-9, Higham House, New Bridge St. W.,
Newcastle NE1 8AN
Intrigued by what a “digital twin” of a city is, and how this helps us plan for a more sustainable future? Did you know that the soil beneath our feet contains an entire world unseen to the naked eye? Join us to find out more about these exciting topics!

How might ‘digital twins’ of cities help us plan for a more sustainable future?

Dr Alistair Ford (Lecturer in Geospatial Data Analytics and Policy Academy Fellow)
@AlistairCFord
How might climate change affect cities? How can urban areas achieve net zero targets? Both of these questions depend on where things are in our cities, both now and in the future. This talk will explore how a ‘digital twin’ of a city might help land-use planners to explore potential futures and move towards a more sustainable future.
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What's the value of Dirt?

Dr Lizah Van der Aart (Science Illustrator and Communicator)
@LizahvdAart
It's dirt cheap. Dirty. But let's throw some dirt at this sentiment.
If we look closely at the soil, we will find a whole new world, an ecosystem with an uncountable amount of bacteria - all fighting for their lives!
Let's together take a dive into the world of soil and see which valuables we can find.
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2022-05-09 The Roots of Trees and Cellular Factories Journey Cafe Bar 7-9, Higham House, New Bridge St. W., Newcastle, NE1 8AN, United Kingdom