Category Archives: 2015

11th May 2015 – Decrypting the Viral Enigma Code

Professor Peter Stockley will discuss his work “Decrypting the viral enigma code – recent progress in anti viral therapy”. It certainly sounds much more like trying to solve the German “Enigma” code in the second world war than unravelling how … Continue reading

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13th April 2015 – Should Animals Have Human Rights?

Dr Sarah Chan  returns to Knutsford SciBar to discuss what rights – if any – animals should have in experiments. If we bring a Mammoth back from extinction,where will it live and does it matter? There are many other examples … Continue reading

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2nd March 2015 – Whole Body Imaging

Brought to us by Professor John Waterton. Whole Body Imaging refers to the internal display of the entire body in a single procedure. It may refer to one of two types of body imaging technologies used for security screening such … Continue reading

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2nd February 2015 – Comets, Asteroids, Meteorites and the Early Solar System

Professor Jamie Gilmour of Manchester University will lead our discussion. Professor Gilmour says: “Asteroids and comets are the leftovers from the formation of planets in the early solar system.  Their study can shed light on how the planets grew and, … Continue reading

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5th January 2015 – Killer Asteroids

Our speaker this month is Andy Newsam, Professor of Astronomy Education and Engagement. Professor Newson says: “My research is varied but generally involves getting observations from large number of telescopes all over the world (and sometimes above it) and trying … Continue reading

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