Future SciBars

Information about upcoming SciBars in Bollington

Monday 8th April 2019
Dr Bernie Graneek, formerly of the Royal Brompton Hospital will speak about occupational asthma. For details of the talk see here.

Monday 13th May 2019
Graphene – Unexpected Science in a Pencil Line by Dr. Aravind Vijayaraghavan. This is held during Bollington Festival to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Bollington SciBar (founded during the 2009 Bollington Festival). For details of the talk see here for more details.

Monday 10th June
Computers and Computing: a History – Computers are vital to the modern world, but how did we get here? Dr Roger Noble, formerly a software engineer at Jodrell Bank,presents a (mostly) British perspective on the history of Computers.

Monday 8th July
Prof George King, The Photon Science Institute from the University of Manchester, will talk about “Solar Energy – from centre of Sun to your kettle”. Details of the the talk here .

Monday 12th August – Summer Break.

Monday 9th September
The Hubble Telescope – Chris Sweetman from Macclesfield Astronomical Society. Details to follow.

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 to follow

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.