Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Woodcock watch

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust are running a project called Woodcock Watch following a number of woodcocks as they travel around Europe and beyond. Using satellite tracking systems, tagged birds can be followed as they journey; this information is then used to generate KML files which power the website map and can be also
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Giant Silk Moths

Giant Silk Moths

Professor Philip Howse has published several books and numerous research articles on insect behaviour and ecology. He has developed novel environmentally-friendly methods of control of insect pests. After a career spent mainly at the University of Southampton during which he travelled widely setting up projects for the control of tropical insect pests, he has now
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Cultural & psychological determinants of work-related illness & disability

Cultural & psychological determinants of work-related illness & disability

Prof Coggon was awarded a personal chair in Occupational and Environmental Medicine in 1997.  In 2005 he joined the newly formed MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre.  David Coggon’s main research interest is the epidemiology of occupational and environmental causes of disease.  In particular, he has published widely on the relation of musculoskeletal disorders to physical activities
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Calendar and Events list

Calendar and Events list

The calendar and events list have served their purpose but are not as flexible as they could be nor the prettiest. As such, the current calendar will be replaced by a more powerful calendar by The Seed Network.

Breathing – The Secret Weapon in Sporting Performance

Breathing – The Secret Weapon in Sporting Performance

Dr Mitch Lomax is Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology and BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise scientist at the University of Portsmouth, Department of Sport & Exercise Science Dr Lomax will be explaining how Breathing may be considered as ‘the Secret Weapon in Sporting Performance’. She will cover the role of how the breathing
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Website back!

Website back!

After a period of problems with our domain registrar, we have now moved to a new, much nicer registrar with a new shiny domain. Whilst we really didn’t want to have to get a new domain name, our previous registrar was trying to charge over £100 to sort out the problem; completely unacceptable and not
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Armour

Armour

Professor Bryn James (DSTL) will be talking about what does armour need to do and what are the special material properties required. The venue is the DSTL Conservation Centre and a light lunch will be provided. If you would like to attend, please contact the organisers by email or by phone (01980 556514) by close
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The Nuclear debate

The Nuclear debate

This event organised by the Sherbourne Science Cafe will take the form of a debate, the motion being: This house believes that the risks involved in the generation of electricity by nuclear power make it unusable There will be speakers for and against the motion, followed by questions and discussion; Alister Scott (Sussex University) and
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Navitus Bay Wind Park – a project update

Navitus Bay Wind Park – a project update

A discussion about the challenges of off-shore wind farming with Chris Sherrington (Projects Director) & Helen Cassini (Consents Manager) of Eneco. This event is being run by Dorchester Arts in partnership with the Thomas Hardye School as will take place on Friday 18th November at Dorchester Arts Centre. The Arts Centre can be found at
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Meet your brain – Royal Institution Christmas Lectures preview event

Meet your brain – Royal Institution Christmas Lectures preview event

The RI Christmas lecturer this year is Prof Bruce Hood from Bristol University, director of the Bristol Cognitive Development Centre. Whilst the Christmas lectures themselves are fully booked, there is a special preview event suitable for anyone aged 7 or over; full details are available here. Tickets are £10 standard, £7 for concessions or £5
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