• Public speaking
  • The Future Human at Made In Space festival

    I moderated a talk on the expansive topic of The Future Human at Space 10’s Made in Space festival in Copenhagen with 3 brilliant speakers – Alastair Parvin (co-founder of WIKIHOUSE Foundation), David Erritzøe (psychopharmacologist at Imperial College London), and Yasaman Sheri (design instructor at Copenhagen Institute for Interaction Design and former designer at Microsoft […]

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  • Why All the Fuss About Public Engagement in Synthetic Biology? Custom course for the Warwick Integrative Synthetic Biology Centre

    Workshop Poster – Britt Wray Mar16[3] Societal issues in synthetic biology: why all the fuss about public engagement? Synthetic biologists are increasingly encouraged by funders and employers to engage with publics, in open and dynamic fora, about the implications of their research as well as participate in interdisciplinary collaborations. As a group, synthetic biologists are […]

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  • Teaching at University of Oxford

    The EPSRC and BBSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Synthetic Biology at Oxford University kindly invited me to create an afternoon workshop for their PhD students based on my own doctoral thesis that I’m writing/making at the University of Copenhagen. I gave a talk that explored issues and conflicts arising from interdisciplinary collaborations between synthetic […]

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  • FLIPPING PROPERTIES with architect/artist Jimenez Lai live in Toronto

    From Rear View (Projects): Opening Event: Friday, July 11, 2014, 6:00-9:00pm Performance at 7:00pm followed by Jimenez Lai in conversation with science radio producer and host Britt Wray (CBC, WNYC) for combined scientific and architectural perspectives on flipping the house. Exhibition Location & Dates: The laneway at Sheridan Avenue & Gordon Street, Toronto (refer to […]

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  • We’ll be at SXSW!

    Nadja Oertelt (documentary producer at HarvardX) and I are giving a workshop on citizen science at SXSWedu in March. We’ll be sticking around for SXSWinteractive as well. Will you be there? Feel free to get in touch . Here’s our workshop description: Citizen Science: Education for and by the People Summary #DIYsciSXSW DIY Science has […]

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  • TEDx talk video – The Lab is Not Hermetically Sealed

    #synthetic biology #science communication #bio art #bio design #diy bio #story telling #critical science [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxJqJ9gTBlQ[/youtube] (If this link is broken to the player above it can be viewed here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxJqJ9gTBlQ) The Art and Science Journal wrote a review of the TEDx talk I gave at OCAD University on Jan 19, 2013, that the video is […]

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  • We launched Ladies Lugging Gear for all kinds of creative women in Toronto

    Molly, my co-director/co-founder of Ladies Lugging Gear has whipped us up a beautiful new website. Voila! http://ladieslugginggear.com/ ABOUT LADIES LUGGING GEAR We are a monthly Toronto salon-style meet-up for storytelling, narrative crafting, directing, editing, documenting, media making, graphics juicing, animating, photographing, sound producing, street reporting, digitally cavorting Righteous Babes. In short: LADIES LUGGING GEAR is […]

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  • LADIES LUGGING GEAR has launched!

    Created for storytelling, narrative crafting, documenting, media making, graphics juicing, photographing, sound producing, street reporting, digitally cavorting Righteous Babes, this new project co-founded by Molly Holland Willows and myself is a monthly all-female media-storytelling symposium called “Ladies Lugging Gear”. We decided that we wanted to see a centralized social community hub exist in Toronto for […]

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  • Powershift 2012

    If you’re interested in climate change and youth empowerment, Powershift might be right up your alley. How is synthetic biology linked to climate justice? How are people intervening in the way that synthetic biology is practiced to create space for critical discussion around its social implications? What role does art, design, and hacker culture have […]