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Meet the Scientists

Pick and mix from a fascinating selection of talks on hot science topics delivered by local scientists in an informal setting to encourage discussion and debate. All these talks are free of charge as part of the official opening of Science Oxford

10am - Atomic Cages, Peapods and Carbon Nanoworld: Mark Jones from Oxford University Department of materials tours the carbon nanoworld of fullerenes.
11am - Seeing Atoms with Neutrons: Dr Martyn Bull from Rutherford Appleton Laboratory talks about how the new state-of-the-art neutron instruments at The ISIS Second Target Station will show us where atoms are and what they are doing.
12noon - Lightning on the Edge of Space: Dr. Chris Davis from Rutherford Appleton Laboratory talks about how and why he studies lightning at the extremes of space.
2pm - Foods that Heal and Foods that Harm: Professor Jeya Henry from the Oxford Brookes School of Biological and Molecular Sciences looks at the harm and benefits of a range of foods.
3pm - Advances in Motorsport: Dr. James Balkwill from the School of Technology at Oxford Brookes Univeristy explains some of the fascinating developments in car and engine design that have made cars faster, safer and more competitive.


Mr Mark Jones | talks
Dr Martyn Bull | talks
Dr Chris Davis | talks
Professor Jeya Henry | talks
Dr James Balkwill | talks


Date and Time:

28 January 2006 at 10:00 am


1 hour



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