Blood Pressure

When:
24 August, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where:
Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3, UK

Katrina HopeSpeaker: Dr Katrina Hope. Anaesthetic Registrar and Academic Clinical Fellow at the School of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol.

When you visit the doctor and have your blood pressure taken, you’re told two numbers, 130/80 for example. But what does that actually mean? Katrina will explain the science behind blood pressure and why having a normal blood pressure is so important. She will also talk about the latest research into new treatments.

Webpage for Bristol Heart Institute

Camouflage

When:
9 September, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where:
Halo Cafe, Bar & Restaurant, 141 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8BA
Categories:

Speaker: Innes Cuthill. Professor of Behavioural Ecology, University of Bristol.

Professor Cuthill collaborates closely with physiologists, perceptual psychologists and computational neuroscientists to understand how animal colouration (notably camouflage) evolves in response to animal colour vision.

more details coming shortly…

Professor Cuthill’s University webpage.