Posts Tagged ‘Public Lecture’

Public invited to share Second World War stories

A new interactive website that shares people’s experiences from the Second World War will be launched in Bath at a public event at the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution (BRLSI) on Tuesday 29 January.

Public lecture shows how austerity measures are damaging the UK's poorest children

A free public lecture at the University of Bath will look at the hidden costs of the Government’s austerity policies for the UK's poorest children, on Thursday 22 November.

Public lecture: historical tales of “herbaceous murder”

Freelance garden historian Mr Russell Bowes will be sharing tales of how people have mysteriously died ‘in the garden’ in a free public lecture at the University on Wednesday 10 October.

Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment (I-SEE)

The programme of seminars run by the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment (I-SEE) is open to all staff, students, businesses and members of the local community.

BIME annual lecture: Moving beyond the pendant alarm - how can technology meet the needs of an ageing population?

A free public lecture at the University of Bath will describe how technology can be used to meet the needs of an ageing population on Wednesday 3 October at 7pm.
In the lecture, organised by the Bath Institute of Medical Engineering (BIME), Professor Gail Mountain will describe her current research into improving the quality of life of older people through technology and how this has been informed by her earlier clinical experiences as an Occupational Therapist.

Public lecture: Is it okay to marry your cousin?

Marriage to cousins will be the subject of a free public lecture on Tuesday 1 May at 6pm in 3WN 2.1. Professor Hamish Spencer, an evolutionary geneticist from Otago University in New Zealand, will be tracing the history over the last 200 years of western laws and attitudes surrounding first-cousin marriage, and will talk about the influence of the eugenics movement on a matter that clearly has eugenic overtones.

Money, power & competition

Entrepreneur Margaret Heffernan will take a fresh look at money, power and competition in a free public lecture at the University on Wednesday 23 May.

Public lecture will celebrate journey of sport at University of Bath

A public lecture will celebrate the University's journey to become one of the UK’s leading centres for high-performance sport and a key player in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. (Wednesday 4 April, 2pm – 3.15pm).

The AlloSphere: a stunning new way to see scientific data

The University is hosting a public lecture on Thursday 15 March about the AlloSphere, presented by Professor JoAnn Kuchera-Morin from the University of California.

Founders Day Lecture: Planets, life and the universe

Lord Rees of Ludlow will be talking at the University of Bath about the history of the universe at the Founders Day Lecture on Wednesday 4 April 2012 at 5.30pm in the East Building Lecture Theatre. This public lecture will discuss the possibility of life on other planets and what the future holds for astronomy. To obtain free tickets please contact Paula McGrane on 01225 386631.

Showcase lecture highlights University research in action

A showcase public lecture to be held at the University will explore three outstanding projects that highlight the research progress achieved through academia and industry collaboration.

Prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry lecture on green energy using 3D glasses

Professor Saiful Islam will deliver a prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry lecture to school students and the public on Wednesday 23 November in London.

Public lecture - Our climate is changing and why we are responsible

Professor Phil Jones, Research Director at the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia and a leading scientist in the field of climate change, will be discussing his research at the University of Bath on Wednesday 9 November.

Two Great War Poets- Gurney and Owen

The lives and works of two of the best known Great War poets, Ivor Gurney and Wilfred Owen, will be the focus of a free public lecture on 9 November at the University.

The story of Indigo: from ancient Arabia to modern Manhattan

The history of Indigo, the world’s oldest and best-loved dye, will be the topic of a free lecture at the University on 2 November.

Research in the World Lecture Series: Energy Storage-The Missing Link

The role of new technologies in the world’s increasing demand for electricity is the subject of a public lecture taking place at the University of Bath next month (8 November, 6.15pm).

Public lecture provides a history & review of epilepsy and its treatment

A disorder currently with no cure, Epilepsy, will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Bath on Wednesday 26 October.

Garden Historian looks at the history of “A Nice Cup Of Tea”

The nation’s favourite cuppa will be the subject of a talk tomorrow (5 October) at the University.

Bath Science Café: LEDs – applications beyond simple lighting

The next Bath Science Café will take place on Monday 10 October 2011 and will look at alternative applications of LEDS. The event will take place at The Raven in the centre of Bath, and will begin at 7:30pm.

Expert talks about how US policy in the Caribbean nearly caused the end of the world

Historian Alex von Tunzelmann will be talking about the largely secret war fought by the US against communism in Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, in a free public lecture here on 15 June.