Future SciBars

Information about upcoming SciBars in Bollington.

We start promptly at 18:30 with a speaker talking about his speciality topic for approximately 45-60 mins with a Q+A session to follow until 20:00 at the latest.

Monday 14th October
Of flies and men: how research on tiny insects revolutionised biology and medicine – Prof Andreas Prokop and Sanjai Patel, Faculty of Biology from the University of Manchester.  Details of the talk here.

Monday 11th November
How the Immune System affects Brain Disease – Prof David Brough, School of Biological Sciences at University of Manchester. Details of the talk here

Monday 16th December – Christmas Break.

Monday 13 January 2020
Seeing sounds: how we make sense of a multisensory world. Talk by Dr Clare Jonas,  former psychology researcher who is now a science communicator. Details of the talk here.

Monday 10 February 2020
Pain: The Art And Science Of Why People Hurt. Talk by David Nolan, Director at Hallamshire Physiotherapy. Details to follow.

Monday 09 March 2020
Beyond the Fringe: Astronomy with Invisible Light.  Talk by Professor Gary Davis. Details of the talk here:

Monday 20th April 2020
An introduction to Machine Learning (commonly known as Artificial Intelligence). Talk by Paul Roberts, a Management Consultant. Details of the talk here

Monday 11th May 2020
Tribology is the science of friction and wear as applied to making sure that the moving parts onboard spacecraft are doing what they’re supposed to be doing. Talk by Micheal Buttery from the European Space Tribology Laboratory in Warrington.  Details of the talk to follow.

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