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Mensa Science Day - Bristol

When
Sat Oct 26 2019
Add to Calendar10/26/2019 10:0010/26/2019 15:30Europe/LondonMensa Science Day - Bristol

Quaker Meeting House, 300 Gloucester Road

Where

Location

Quaker Meeting House, 300 Gloucester Road BS7 8PD Bristol
United Kingdom
Start Time
10.00
Further Information: Barry Cash barrycash@uwclub.net
Capacity

Event Details

Strain your Brain at the

Mensa Science Day - Bristol

Friends (Quakers) Meeting House 300 Gloucester Road Horfield Bristol BS7 8PD

Saturday 26th October 2019

10.00 - 15.50

 

You are invited to what we hope will be the first of many Arts & Science themed events out of Bristol. To kick start the theme we have no less than four illustrated talks on scientific and technical subjects. Curious? You will be glad to know, previous knowledge is not needed.......just an inquiring mind.

During the break we have included an option for a delicious home cooked lunch. The venue only holds a maximum of 60, so don't delay if you are thinking of attending. Friends and family are very welcome.

10.00 Registration including tea and Coffee
10:30 Talk 1. Making the Severn Tidal Power Barrage economic – lightweight steel construction and simple water wheels by Rod Rainey FREng, visiting Professor, Southampton University (Formerly Chief Engineer, Atkins Oil and Gas).
11.30 Break
11.40 Talk 2. Drones: Where did they come from and where are they going?  by Dr Stephen Wright Associate Professor in Avionics at University of the West of England
12.40

Break for lunch: Do your own thing or treat yourself to a home cooked: Curried Goat with Rice and peas, Salad and Coleslaw, and Spicy Sauce OR Pumpkin and chickpea curry (vegetarian option)

13.40 Talk 3. The Problem of air pollution - why urgent action is needed by Jim Longhurst Assistant Vice Chancellor, Environment and Sustainability and Professor of Environmental Science  University of the West of England
14.40 Break
14.50 Talk 4. Scientific Detectives by Dr Carolyn Morton retired lecturer in Forensic Science
15.50 Close

£10.00

Includes all talks, tea/coffee and lunch

or

£4.00

Includes all talks, tea/coffee NO LUNCH

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