Welcome to the Knutsford SciBar website

Thanks to all those who supported January SciBar. We had a marvellous turnout despite the cramped conditions. Professor David Leigh coped brilliantly in the smaller space and he certainly did not disappoint – even his magic trick remains a mystery despite him being surrounded by SciBarians!

Next month we will return to the upstairs room to hear Dr. Steve Barratt. See below for an overview of the talk and the About page for details of the venue.

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Coming soon…

  • 13th February 2023 – The End of Everything
    Dr. Steve Barratt, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool makes a welcome return to SciBar. In March 2021 he gave us a Zoom talk entitled “The Beginning of Everything”.  Now he finishes the story in person with a view into the future, describing the fate of the Earth, the Sun, the galaxy … … Continue reading
  • 13th March 2023 – Materials Challenges in a Nuclear Reactor
    Alex Carruthers is a post doctoral researcher in nuclear metallurgy at the University of Manchester. His specialism is analysis of irradiation-induced microsctructural changes in Zirconium alloys. He will talk to us about the challenges of using such materials in a nuclear reactor. In Alex’s own words: “High levels of radiation make nuclear reactors a uniquely … Continue reading
  • 17th April 2023 – Coping with Stress
    Please note the date for this session. As Easter Monday falls on the 2nd Monday in April, the SciBar session will be on the 3rd Monday. Postponed from October 2022, Dr Clare Jonas returns to describe her study of how we cope with stressful waiting. Clare last spoke to Knutsford SciBar in January 2020 when … Continue reading