Category Archives: 2015

7th December 2015 – Drones

Professor Andy Miah from the University of Salford will discuss with us what we need to resolve if drones are going to be a much larger part of our environment than currently. I suspect that, as happened when I’ve seen … Continue reading

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2nd November 2015 – Oceanography

Oceanography: from Microbes to Global Climate  Speaker: Professor Jonathan Sharples, University of Liverpool. How do the physics, chemistry and biology of some of the world’s smallest organisms, which live in the ocean, help to maintain our climate?

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5th October 2015 – LEDs and the Future of Lighting

Professor Phillip Dawson from The Alan Turing Building – University of Manchester – will visit Knutsford Scibar to repeat his successful visit to Bollington SciBar to talk to us about LEDs and their significance for the future.

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7th September 2015 – The Square Kilometre Array

Dr Evan Keane will bring us up to date with a revolutionary new radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). Playing a crucial role,  it is possible and affordable for the SKA to be built by 2024. With an unprecedented … Continue reading

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6th July 2015 – Quantum Biology

Delivered by “The Manchester Quantum Biology Discussion Team”, comprising Professor Nigel Scrutton, Dr Sam Hay and Dr Alex R Jones. Disappearing in one place and reappearing in another. Being in two places at once. Communicating information seemingly faster than the … Continue reading

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1st June 2015 – Global Positioning: Where Are We?

Professor Terry Moore from Nottingham University had been scheduled to lead our discussion on Navigation Systems in December 2014 but, due to an unfortunate accident, he could not attend our  SciBar, which was thus cancelled. He said we can reschedule … Continue reading

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