Category Archives: 2022

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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11th July 2022 – Black Holes

Postponed from December 2021, we are pleased to welcome Jeff Forshaw, Professor of Particle Physics at the Department of Physics in the University of Manchester. Jeff has recently completed a book entitled “Black Holes: The Key to Understanding the Universe” … Continue reading

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13th June 2022 – Can Carbon Dioxide be Useful?

Catherine Eagle is a PhD student in the Department of Chemistry at Liverpool University. Her research topic is CO2 reduction electrolysers and focusses on carbon dioxide utilisation. In her talk, Catherine will cover: Carbon dioxide and the environment Reducing carbon … Continue reading

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9th May 2022 – Terahertz Radiation

We are pleased to welcome Dr Darren Graham of the Photon Science Institute at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester.

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11th April 2022 – A New Approach to Developing Antivirals

Dr. Sam Jones is a Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw Fellow in the Department of Materials at the University of Manchester where he heads up the Jones Lab which focuses on understanding material/virus interactions. Sam says “By understanding and controlling such interactions … Continue reading

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