Migration by Don McCullough

Swarming, flocking and shoaling

April’s talk will be given by Prof. Matthew S Turner of the Department of Physics, University of Warwick. Interactions between social animals can lead to “emergent” collective behavior that cannot be inferred by studying any one individual. Such interactions can be very powerful. Indeed, they can be said to have led to the emergence of
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British Science Association

This March sees National Science and Engineering Week with a diverse range of activities happening all over the country.

Dorchester Cafe Sci

Dorchester Cafe Sci – upcoming events

The 2013-14 programme is available here and forthcoming events have been added to the Calendar. Thursday January 30th 4.00-­‐5.30pm in the Sixth Form Centre: “Prosthetic Limbs and the Role of Technology in Elite Sport” discussion to be led by Bryce Dyer, Bournemouth University Friday March 14th  7.30-­‐9.30pm at the Dorchester Arts Centre: “The Role of
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Science Buzz!!! by Nic McPhee

Sherborne Science Cafe – upcoming events for 2014

The programme of events for Sherborne Science Cafe up to and including June has been added to the Salisbury Cafe Sci calendar. You can see these events on the calendar by turning on the ‘Other Café Scientifique‘ category (please see the help page for instructions to do this if you are unsure) or you can
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Green Energy Materials in 3D

Green Energy Materials in 3D

The March 2014 talk will be given by Prof. M Saiful Islam who is Professor of Computational Materials Chemistry at the University of Bath. Saiful is leading the team working on advanced computer modelling methods with structural techniques in the study of new solid state materials especially related to “clean energy” applications. With the help
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Why the world needs a Renaissance of Small Farming

Why the world needs a Renaissance of Small Farming

The February 2014 talk will be given by Colin Tudge, author and campaigner. He has written the books Good food for everyone forever and Why Genes are not selfish and people are nice. With his wife, Ruth West, he co-founded The Campaign for Real Farming.

Genetics and the breeding of the Honey Bee

Genetics and the breeding of the Honey Bee

Tony is a geneticist at the Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory at Salisbury District Hospital and Chairman of the Salisbury Bee Keepers’ Group. In this talk Tony will be combining both his ‘day job’ and his hobby to explain why genetic fitness is important in the bee population.

Neutrinos and Cosmic Rays

Neutrinos and Cosmic Rays

The December talk will be given by Dr Ryan Nichol, a Royal Society Research Fellow in the High Energy Physics Group at University College London. He describes his work as “utilising neutrinos and cosmic rays to investigate the Universe at the smallest and largest scales imaginable.” Ryan works on a range of projects including the
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Salisbury Journal 06 Dec 2012

Managing the Space Environment

The November talk will be given by Prof. Richard Crowther, Chief Engineer at the UK Space Agency. He will be talking about his work focussing on managing our shared use of space. He is also currently Head of the UK delegations to the Inter-Agency Debris Committee whose role is defined as: The Inter-Agency Space Debris
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Dog played with his food.

Dogs may Understand Human Point of View

The October talk will be given by Dr Juliane Kaminski of the Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth. As the title suggests, the topic for the evening will be dogs with an insight into how they think. Domestic dogs are much more likely to steal food when they think nobody can see them, suggesting for
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