Better Humans? Synthetic Biology

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

Synthetic proteins for a synthetic biology: fitter, faster, stronger Our speaker is Prof Dek Woolfson, Schools of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and BrisSynBio, University of Bristol. Dek will describe briefly what the 3D shapes of natural protein look like, and how these structures relate…

Dark Horizons – the reality of caving

'Far from home' passage, Clearwater Cave (c) Jerry Wooldridge FRPS
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 (details at bottom of page). The AGM itself will occupy less than twenty minutes and will include a resume of events from the last year and our…

Speaker cancelled…

When: 20 October, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Greenbank Pub, The Greenbank Hotel, 57 Belle Vue Rd, Bristol BS5 6DP, UK

This month’s science cafe speaker has had to cancel due to work commitments – we’re working on finding a replacement – watch this space.

Sci-Art Exhibition

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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

 

Why Stephen Hawking is nearer to God than he thinks

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When: 16 November, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: St Mary Redcliffe Church, Bristol

This talk has been arranged by Christians in Science* as part of their ongoing programme of talks and on this occasion CiS Bristol are partnering with St Mary Redcliffe Journey into Science and the British Science Association. Our speaker is Professor…

Science and Religion: Exploring the Spectrum

When: 22 November, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Trinity Centre, Bristol

Why does the clash between science and religion persist in society and the media? This panel discussion is part of a partnership between the BSA and the Science and Religion: Exploring the Spectrum (SRES) project based at Newman University in Birmingham.…

I Don’t Like the Way I Look. Is Cosmetic Surgery the Answer?

Nichola Rumsey
When: 15 December, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: The Greenbank Pub, The Greenbank Hotel, 57 Belle Vue Rd, Bristol BS5 6DP, UK

Our speaker, Nichola Rumsey, is Professor of Appearance and Health Psychology at the UWE, Bristol and a member of a current Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Party on cosmetic procedures. A significant majority of young people and adults are unhappy…

Soil – what is it and how it works

When: 19 January, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: The Greenbank Pub, The Greenbank Hotel, 57 Belle Vue Rd, Bristol BS5 6DP, UK

Our speaker is Sam Bonnett, senior lecturer in Environmental Science in the Department of Applied Sciences at UWE.   Sam’s University webpage. More details following shortly…