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Come along to the ‘Improbable Research and the Ig Nobel Prizes’ keynote

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The MRC Come & See has invited a renowned keynote speaker from the US – Ig Nobel founder Marc Abrahams.

The Ig Nobel Prizes honour things that make people laugh, then think (this has included levitating frogs, the gas mask bra and why woodpeckers don’t get headaches as previous winners…quirky, right!)

Every year, genuine Nobel laureates introduce ten new Ig Nobel winners, at Harvard University in the US. The UK has been a prodigious producer of Ig Nobel winners.

Join Ig Nobel founder Marc Abrahams on Wednesday 13 March ­as he brings us up to date with the weird and wonderful awards.

The event begins at 3:30pm in Simon Building (when coffee and cake will be served), and the talk will take place between 4pm-5pm in Lecture Theatre B.

Tickets are free but limited, so please register here.

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