Better Humans? Better Bodies

pete_moore
When: 3 August, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Smoke & Mirrors, 8 Denmark St, Bristol, City of Bristol BS1 5DQ, UK

Third in our series on the possibilities for ‘enhancing’ ourselves (whatever that means…). ~ Cochlear implants are available now, but what it you could add a phone connection? ~ How about 24/7 indwelling monitors for the elderly, at the cost…

Choice and Corporations

Marcus Munafo (2)
When: 8 August, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Halo,, 141 Gloucester Rd, Bristol, City of Bristol BS7 8BA, UK

Our speaker is Marcus Munafo – Professor of Biological Psychology at Bristol University. We consider ourselves to be free agents, but many of our choices are shaped unconsciously by financial vested interests. I will explore various examples of this, with a…

Why is Science Hard?

lindsay-nicholson3
When: 12 September, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Halo,, 141 Gloucester Rd, Bristol, City of Bristol BS7 8BA, UK

Our speaker is Dr Lindsay Nicholson from Bristol University.  Science has evolved from the playground of aristocrats to the profession of artisans. From the theories of Galen to genetic engineering. It provides the most comprehensive description we have of why rain…

Art and Science – an evolving relationship

When: 10 October, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Halo, 141 Gloucester Rd, Bristol, City of Bristol BS7 8BA, UK

The term Sci-Art was coined only recently. But, through the ages, to what extent has art been influenced by science and has science benefited from an artist’s creativity? We will look briefly at art history, but focus on recent exciting…

Dark Horizons – the reality of caving

When: 12 October, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Redland Friends Meeting House, Bristol

This is a special event being held in conjunction with our branch AGM. The AGM itself will occupy less than twenty minutes and will include a resume of events from the last year and our plans for the future. The…

Sci-Art Exhibition

When: 21 October, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Royal United Hospital, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 3NG, UK

Calling all artists and scientists in the Bristol & Bath area! A great opportunity to display and sell your work. Last year we held a successful sci-art synergy exhibition in Bristol at the CentreSpace Gallery. This year, we are taking…

Better Humans?

When: 2 November, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Smoke & Mirrors, 8 Denmark St, Bristol, City of Bristol BS1 5DQ, UK

 

The surprising life of soil

When: 14 November, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Halo,, 141 Gloucester Rd, Bristol, City of Bristol BS7 8BA, UK

Our speaker is Soil Ecologist Dr Sam Bonnett, Senior lecturer in Environmental Science at UWE. Sam’s University webpage. more details coming soon….