Tag: sustainability

  • The Secrets of Forest Gardening

    The Forest Garden

    Later in July is a fundraiser for the Secret Garden, featuring a talk by Maddy Harland, editor of Permaculture Magazine, on the topic of The Secrets of Forest Gardening. An inspirational speaker; Maddy Harland; talks about creating a Forest Garden, and the ideas that support this forward thinking way of using our garden green spaces, for […]

  • Biofuels: Fuelling the future or big fraud?

    The July talk will be given by Prof. David Read of the University of Southampton who will be talking about the viability of biofuels. This talk will explore the viability of biofuels as a sustainable solution to the “energy crisis”. The focus will be on the chemistry behind the fuels as well as the social, […]

  • Frontiers of Coordination Nanospace: from crystal sponges to sustainability

    The January talk will be given by Dr Darren Bradshaw, School of Chemistry, University of Southampton. The nanoscale space within high surface area porous solids such as metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) allows chemists and materials scientist’s to control the reactivity and organisation of guest molecules hosted within. This presentation will explore some of the unique properties […]