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January 2015

Cosy Science

27 January, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
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Cosy Science is a monthly informal gathering in which we discuss the hottest topics in science over a beer or a glass of wine with interested people of all backgrounds.

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February 2015

Cosy Science

24 February, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6BN United Kingdom
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Cosy Science is a monthly informal gathering in which we discuss the hottest topics in science over a beer or a glass of wine with interested people of all backgrounds.

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March 2015

The Long Road to the Higgs Boson – and Beyond

3 March, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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Discover how experiments at future runs of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and other proposed accelerators may be able to answer these and other questions in fundamental physics.

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Grant Museum (not in a) Pub Quiz

4 March, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Grant Museum, 21 University Street
London, WC1E 6JJ United Kingdom
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Bring along your brainiest friends to form the ultimate team and compete at the chance of winning the much coveted Golden Glittery Lion.

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Tackling the great challenges of the 21st Century

5 March, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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Join Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Lord Stern, President of the British Academy, as they discuss the need for collaboration in responding to the big issues of our time.

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Ebola: Inside an Epidemic

9 March, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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Join Dame Sally Davies, chief medical advisor to the UK government, as she leads a discussion on the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

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Birth of a Theorum

9 March, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street
London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom
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What goes on inside the mind of a mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? Fields Medal winner Cédric Villani will combine passion and imagination to take us on a fantastical adventure through the beautiful, mysterious world of mathematics.

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Are economic growth and biodiversity conservation compatible?

10 March, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
ZSL, Regents Park
London, NW1 4RY United Kingdom
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Economic growth has undoubtedly improved human livelihoods yet has equally convincingly had negative effects on the environment. Scientists are considering introducing a new geologic epoch, the Anthropocene, to capture humanity’s impact on Earth’s ecosystems. . This debate will bridge developmental and ecological economics with political and environmental science to explore how humanity can manage economic growth and biodiversity conservation.

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Sir Tony Robinson: Talk on Volcanoes In London

10 March, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate
London, SW1H 9NH United Kingdom
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The Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) is delighted to announce that Sir Tony Robinson, star of the BBC’s Black Adder series and presenter of the hugely popular Channel 4 documentary, Time Team will deliver this year’s Stoneley Lecture on the subject of nature’s most dangerous, destructive and yet strangely beautiful events; volcanoes

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Women Writing Science

10 March, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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Celebrate International Women’s Day by exploring the history of women and science writing.

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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day

11 March, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Imperial College, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom
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Coincidences happen, incredibly unlikely things occur, and the apparently miraculous comes about. The improbability principle says that such extraordinarily improbable events are commonplace.

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The Anthropocene – the human epoch, and how it shapes our planet

11 March, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street
London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom
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We live at a moment of deep change, between one geological time and another. We are moving from the Holocene to new era, the Anthropocene.

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The Constitutional Place of Science

12 March, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UCL, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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The world's written constitutions scarcely mention science in explicit terms, and yet science exercises power on a par with the constitutionally designated institutions of government.

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Prodigies and Monsters – Mary Toft, the Rabbit Breeder!

12 March, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Operating Theatre, St Thomas Street
London, SE1 9RY United Kingdom
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£6.50

Hear the fantastic story of Mary Toft, discovery some of the history of the birth of Monsters and Prodigies and hear some of the medical theories that tried to explain how these strange births could happen.

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Night Safari: Maternal Instincts

16 March, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom
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£40

In celebration of Mother’s Day, the Natural History Museum is hosting an exclusive evening to explore the trials, tribulations and wonders of parenting in the natural world.

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Can Neuroscience Explain Creativity?

16 March, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
GV Art, 49 Chiltern Street
London, W1U 6LY United Kingdom
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It is a great privilege for us to present an evening with Professor Maggie Boden OBE. Professor Boden, during her distinguished career, has held important positions at the heart of the scientific community and has written ground breaking books. - See more at: http://www.gvart.co.uk/gv-art-mind-symposium-26-professor-maggie-boden-monday-16-march-7pm.html#sthash.hSnXby3W.dpuf

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Language and the brain: Insights from Deafness and Sign Language

17 March, 2015 @ 1:15 pm - 1:55 pm
UCL, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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How does experience shape language development? This lecture will examine what we currently know about how the brain processes a signed language and how you learn to read a language that you can’t hear. It will also examine how this research can be used to drive forward evidence-based language and education interventions.

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Nuffield Council for Bioethics 2015 Annual Lecture: In Conversation with Dr Amy Gutmann

17 March, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
British Library Conference Centre, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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Hosted by Dr Geoff Watts, science writer, broadcaster & Council member. A political scientist and philosopher, Dr Gutmann has authored numerous articles, essays and books and continues to teach and write on ethics and public policy, democracy and education.

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Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life

17 March, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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2015 Leeuwenhoek Lecture by Professor Jeff Errington. The cell wall is a crucial structure found in almost all bacteria. It is the target for our best antibiotics and fragments of the wall trigger powerful innate immune responses against infection.

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Quantum biology: A Revolution in Science

17 March, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street
London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom
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To end Jim Al-Khalili’s series of guest-curated events, three researchers will explain how quantum theory is being applied to their own work in this cutting-edge field of scientific discovery.

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Packed Lunch: Child Health

18 March, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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Can public health messages really make a difference? Join Simon to hear how the work is going and for a broader discussion about applying statistics to neonatal and child health in low-income settings.

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From Star Child to Star Wars: American Science (fiction), Film, and Religion, 1967-1977

18 March, 2015 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
LSE, Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Amy C. Chambers's research explores the production, dissemination, and reception of post-classical Hollywood science-based narratives and investigates how mainline Christian groups, religious discourses, and faith-based rhetoric intersected with this era of genre filmmaking.

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Black hole generation: the grand challenge

18 March, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Imperial College, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom
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If micro black holes are discovered, the implications would be enormous, not just for our understanding of the Universe, but also for the future of energy generation.

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Continental Drift

19 March, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Working Men’s College, 44 Crowndale Road
London, NW1 1TR United Kingdom
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Continental Drift by Professor Joseph Schwartz physicist, science journalist and broadcaster, who says: "Learn all…

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Animal Showoff

20 March, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Grant Museum, 21 University Street
London, WC1E 6JJ United Kingdom
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The team behind Science ShowOff presents a very special edition of their anarchic open mic night at the Grant Museum, Animal ShowOff.

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Fossil Forage

21 March, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Grant Museum, 21 University Street
London, WC1E 6JJ United Kingdom
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Get stuck in at this free hands-on activity by sieving through our sediment that dates from a time over 50 million years ago, a time when London was underwater and patrolled by sharks and rays.

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Dinosaurs, Epigenetics and the Higgs

23 March, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street
London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom
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£20

The University of the Third Age once again teams up with the Ri for an afternoon of fascinating science talks.

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Madness in Civilisation

25 March, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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A talk on the history of the encounter between Reason and Unreason, taking a look at the ways cultures responded to the seemingly irrational, psychotic, and insane.

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Science Museum Lates: Enhancements – Synthetic Biology

25 March, 2015 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2DD United Kingdom
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The Science Museum’s Lates is a free night for adults that takes place on the last Wednesday of the month. Lates have a different theme each month, spanning issues as far apart as sex, alcohol and climate change.

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Convergence: Information, evolution, and intelligent design

25 March, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street
London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom
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The concept of information is fundamental to all areas of science, and ubiquitous in daily life in the Internet Age. However, it is still not well understood despite being recognised for more than 40 years. In this talk, Daniel Dennett will explore steps towards a unified theory of information, through common threads in evolution, learning, and engineering.

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Your Universe

26 March, 2015
UCL, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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UCL's festival of astronomy, cosmology, astrobiology and particle physics will feature exhibits, practical demonstrations, telescopes looking at the Sun, Moon and the planets Venus and Jupiter (whether permitting) - not to mention, lectures on the Rosetta comet mission, the Large Hadron Collider and the ALMA array of telescopes.

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Graphic Sex

26 March, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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A taste of sexuality, sexism, censorship, gender identity and sexually transmitted diseases in comics, pulps, graphic novels, magazines, undergrounds, comic strips and postcards, from Aubrey Beardsley’s ‘Lysistrata’ and the ripped shirts of Doc Savage to Adam Hughes’ ‘Wonder Woman’ and gay marriage in ‘Astonishing X-Men’.

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Telescopes of the future: Bringing the Universe into focus (Friday Evening Discourse)

27 March, 2015 @ 7:50 pm - 9:15 pm
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street
London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom
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£17

As our exploration of the cosmos continues apace, the observatories of the future, in space and on the ground, will cast light on some of the biggest scientific questions we face today: how the Universe came into being, how it evolved into its present state, and whether life could exist on other planets.

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A journal of the plague years – lessons from the HIV epidemic

30 March, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park
London, NW1 4LE United Kingdom
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The story of the global pandemic of HIV is one of the most fascinating tales in medicine in our time, or indeed in any time. But the story of AIDS is also one of how countries across the world have had to acknowledge and respond to issues of stigmatised behaviours and human rights.

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Cosy Science

31 March, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6BN United Kingdom
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Cosy Science is a monthly informal gathering in which we discuss the hottest topics in science over a beer or a glass of wine with interested people of all backgrounds.

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April 2015

Cosy Science

28 April, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6BN United Kingdom
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Cosy Science is a monthly informal gathering in which we discuss the hottest topics in science over a beer or a glass of wine with interested people of all backgrounds.

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May 2015

Night Safari: Time Machine

16 May, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom
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£30

Join us for an exclusive evening exploring the past, present and future of this iconic Museum.

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Cosy Science

26 May, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6BN United Kingdom
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Cosy Science is a monthly informal gathering in which we discuss the hottest topics in science over a beer or a glass of wine with interested people of all backgrounds.

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June 2015

Cosy Science

30 June, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6BN United Kingdom
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Cosy Science is a monthly informal gathering in which we discuss the hottest topics in science over a beer or a glass of wine with interested people of all backgrounds.

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July 2015

Cosy Science

28 July, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6BN United Kingdom
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Cosy Science is a monthly informal gathering in which we discuss the hottest topics in science over a beer or a glass of wine with interested people of all backgrounds.

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August 2015

Cosy Science

25 August, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6BN United Kingdom
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Cosy Science is a monthly informal gathering in which we discuss the hottest topics in science over a beer or a glass of wine with interested people of all backgrounds.

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September 2015

Cosy Science

29 September, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6BN United Kingdom
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Cosy Science is a monthly informal gathering in which we discuss the hottest topics in science over a beer or a glass of wine with interested people of all backgrounds.

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