Festival of Nature

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When: 25 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 5:15 pm
Where: Victoria park, Bath

Festival of Nature Join us in Bath where we’ll be doing a variety of physics and chemistry experiments on the theme of water. Festival website at: www.festivalofnature.org.uk. See our special Festival of Nature page here…

Future Debates: Who should see your DNA?

When: 5 July, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Trinity Centre

Should we share our DNA information for the common good? Should we be made to share it? Our bodies hold a wealth of data. A single drop of blood could tell us a great deal about an individual from their eye colour and other…

Better Humans? Genetic Engineering

When: 6 July, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Smoke & Mirrors, 8 Denmark St, Bristol, City of Bristol BS1 5DQ, UK

Recent breakthroughs in the discovery and application of gene editing enzymes, particularly CRISPR, have opened up new possibilities for the manipulation of genetic information. This may herald a new era of medicine, where disease can be treated or even eradicated…

Science cafe at Halo – August 8th

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 His University webpage. details coming soon….

Better Humans?

When: 7 September, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Smoke & Mirrors, 8 Denmark St, Bristol, City of Bristol BS1 5DQ, UK

 

Why is Science Hard?

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…

Better Humans?

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

 

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…