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“I love paper, and I love technology,” says physicist and former sheep herder Kate Stone, who’s spent the past decade working to unite the two. Her experiments combine regular paper with conductive inks and tiny circuit boards to offer a unique, magical experience. To date, applications include a newspaper embedded with audio and video, posters that display energy usage in real time, and the extremely nifty paper drumkit and set of DJ decks she demonstrates onstage in her talk, which has been watched over 600,000 times: https://www.ted.com/talks/kate_stone_dj_decks_made_of_paper

We warmly welcome you to OxFEST Inspiring STEM talk “Interactive Printing with 21st century user experience” with Dr Kate Stone, whose Physics PhD at Cambridge’s Cavendish Laboratory led her to the creation of her groundbreaking company, Novalia.

The event will take place on 5 May (Tuesday, Week 2 TT) in the evening (venue TBC); refreshments will be provided after the talk. The event is free for OxFEST members; a charge of 3 GBP applies to non-members. Lifetime membership on the door is 6 GBP.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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