Author Archives: jrsee

14th November 2022 – Native Plant Reintroductions

This talk will be given by Josh Styles.   Josh is a recently-graduated botanist who now has a dynamic career in ecology and science communication.  He has founded the North West Rare Plant Initiative (www.nwrpi.weebly.com) and British Botany Training (www.BritishBotany.co.uk).   He … Continue reading

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10th October 2022 – Coping with Stress

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 her topic was “Multisensory Perception and Synaesthesia”. Clare says “I was inspired by the pandemic … Continue reading

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8th November 2021- Getting personal – Individualizing Medical Care

Professor Ian Wilson, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London returns to update us on a talk he gave approximately 10 years ago.

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11th October 2021 – A Story of Radioactivity: A Glowing Tale

Dr Louise Natrajan, The Department of Chemistry, School of Natural Sciences, University of Manchester will present this talk. She will discuss the myths surrounding radioactivity, how it was initially thought to have health benefits through to how it is now … Continue reading

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5th July 2021 (Zoom 7pm) – Tired of Listening? A journey Through the Sense of Hearing

Dr Kate Slade from the Neuroscience of Speech and Action Laboratory in Lancaster University’s Psychology Department is going to talk about her work. This is what she says about her talk: “Think back to a time when you’ve been in … Continue reading

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7th June 2021 (Zoom 7pm) – How Do You Observe 1.33 Billion Km3 of Ocean?

This question will be asked by Dr Matt Donnelly, Lead Data Scientist, UK Argo Programme. The oceans play a key role in the climate and provide a habitat for a wide range of marine life, but with an average depth … Continue reading

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