Poster for Malcolm Coulthard

The work of the Forensic Linguist

Forensic linguistics is the investigation of authorship for forensic purposes. During the past ten years there has been a rapid growth in the frequency with which lawyers and courts in a number of countries have called upon the expertise of linguists in cases of disputed authorship. The texts examined range from questioned suicide notes, through
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London Science Festival

London Science Festival

Following on from the National Science and Engineering Week, there is also the new London Science Festival later on in the year. London Science Festival is a brand new festival for London in 2011, which was founded with the mission to inspire and engage the public in all things scientific, from natural science to science
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Second Fridays

Second Fridays

If you have some spare time and are interested in science networking and discussion, then Second Fridays may be for you; it is a business, science & entrepreneurial networking group for Romsey, Southampton & surrounding areas.

Tubes by Paul Cripps

National Science and Engineering Week

11th – 20th March is National Science and Engineering Week, run by the British Science Association. There are loads of activities going on all over the country; check out the website for more info! Get updates and join in the discussion on Twitter @ScienceWeekUK or become a fan on Facebook.

Alternative Medicine on Trial; A discussion with Dr Simon Singh

Alternative Medicine on Trial; A discussion with Dr Simon Singh

This event is being run by Dorchester Arts in partnership with the Thomas Hardye School as part of National Science and Engineering Week. Lecture & discussion start at 7.30pm (Doors & bar open from 7pm) at Dorchester Arts Centre, School Lane, The Grove, Dorchester, Dorset. DT1 1XR. (See the Googlemap below for directions). Tel 01305
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Poster for Philip Howse

Visual Illusions in Art, Birds and Butterflies

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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Best of science news from across the web

Best of science news from across the web

The website now features a news section where, thanks to RSS technology, the latest science news from a variety of top sources is syndicated. Covering a broad range of science topics, each news feed contains headlines and a short summary with a link back to the originating website.

New website is now live!

New website is now live!

The new Salisbury Café Scientifique website is now live! Here on the blog you will find updates on events (both Salisbury Café Scientifique events and others that may be of interest), topics in the news and feature articles by the Salisbury Café Scientifique team and guest authors. A major addition is the ability to interact
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Methane Levels in the Atmosphere

Methane Levels in the Atmosphere

Prof. Euan Nisbet is in the Department of Earth Sciences at the Royal Holloway College, where he specialises in Archaean Geology. He is a leading expert on atmospheric methane, CH4, and is co-ordinator of Meth-MonitEU, which is the European Union methane monitoring programme. Global atmospheric levels of the gas now stand at 1,790 parts per
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The Science of Wine, part II; The Science behind growing the Grapes

The Science of Wine, part II; The Science behind growing the Grapes

Mark was the Wine Trade’s last indentured apprentice & has been involved in wine for 43 years.  In this long career Mark has worked for the Wine Society, Diageo, Hall & Woodhouse brewery, the Clansouth consortium of 26 breweries, has tutored catering students on the WSET courses at Bournemouth College & is a member of
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