October talk – a reminder!

October talk – a reminder!

Just a quick reminder that the October talk will be next tuesday (11th) October due to the venue being booked for another event this week.

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Plague

Plague

Not a Salisbury Café Scientifique event but should be of interest to many: Professor Petra Oyston of DSTL will give the September Tetricus seminar on 28th at the DSTL Conservation Museum. The seminar will cover a brief history of plague, the pandemics and their impact, the lifestyle of the bug, its evolution from a stomach
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Change of date for the October talk!

Change of date for the October talk!

Due to another booking at the venue, the talk for October will take place on October 11th, the second Tuesday of the month.

What Happens when we run Out of Oil?

What Happens when we run Out of Oil?

Professor Chris Rhodes is Director of Fresh-lands Environmental Actions and is based in Reading. He has written numerous scientific articles and recently published his first novel called University Shambles, a black comedy on the disintegration of the British university system. The subject of the talk is of course highly topical and will remain so as
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Flies in the Face of Disease

Flies in the Face of Disease

Blue bottles, green bottles and house flies are usually a source of annoyance at picnics and barbecues and considered a ‘bad thing’. In food shops they are excluded in order to prevent the spread of disease. However in their larval stage the maggots of blowflies have been found to be valuable sources of alternative disease
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Weather

Weather

Colin Macklin will give a talk on meteorology, from an air traffic controller’s viewpoint. Colin is not a trained “Met Man” but his interest and enthusiasm in weather have led to him lecturing in the subject to air traffic control trainees at the ATC College at Hurn Airport.

Poster for Dr Glenn Patrick

The Quest for Antimatter

Dr Glenn Patrick is a particle physicist at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory near to Oxford and works on one of the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, studying the subtle differences between matter and antimatter. Usual time, usual venue.

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Audience survey

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Poster for Prof. Leslie Walker

Psychology and Cancer

Leslie G Walker is Emeritus Professor of Cancer Rehabilitation at the University of Hull, Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom. Until November 2009, in addition to holding the Foundation Chair of Cancer Rehabilitation, he was the Clinical Lead for the Division of Cancer in the Postgraduate Medical Institute, University of Hull. He was also Director of
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