Professor Kevin Jones is currently Executive Dean for the faculty of Science and Engineering at Plymouth University. His research interests include cyber security and software development, format methods, hardware verification and computer aided design tools. Professor Jones is our STEM advisor for One Giant Read and will be talking about the importance of STEM subjects and tells us why he became a scientist
Named after Isaac Newton’s text Naturalis Principia Mathematica, ESA’s Principia Mission will be the eighth long-duration mission to the International Space Station. British astronaut Tim Peake will be launched from Baikonur in Kazakhstan onboard a Russian Soyuz vehicle, spending five months in orbit. He’ll carry out an intensive schedule of European and international experiments, in addition to numerous educational activities from space.