Science Pub Quiz this Thursday

When:
6 August, 2015 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Where:
The Hatchet Inn, Frogmore Street, Bristol, City of Bristol BS1 5NA, UK
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Come down to The Hatchet Inn and get your science on!

Featuring Quizmaster Andy and others from the Bristol and Bath branch of the British Science Association. £1 per person to enter, maximum team size of 6. Drinks promos and BBQ if the sun is shining!

British Science Association (Bristol and Bath branch)'s photo.

Antibiotic Resistance

When:
12 August, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where:
Halo Cafe, Bar & Restaurant, 141 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8BA
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avison-may2015Speaker: Dr Mathew Avison, Senior Lecturer in Microbiology, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol

Is it true that we’re running out of effective antibiotics? Will we always be playing catch-up with bacteria that mutate so quickly? What is the danger of a bacterial disease for which there is no antibiotic treatment? How are scientists approaching this problem?

Mathew’s university webpage.

 

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:

Innes CuthillSpeaker: 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.