Solid, liquid, vapour - Where do you draw the line? [day-time seminar]

Dr John Proctor M.Inst.P.

The first day-time seminar to be organised by the Science and Technology Section will be presented and lead by Dr John Proctor. His talk will describe his current and recent work on the nature of liquids and solids under extreme conditions of temperature and pressure.
Members Only

30th October 2018, 3:00pm

Arts Section Theatre Group – Death of a Salesman

"Willy Loman is an ordinary man, he’s the New England man, he’s well-liked. For thirty-six years he’s been on the road, paying his way and one day he’s going to come good. When his son Biff returns home, suddenly things are looking up. Because you reap what you sow, right?"

Our next Theatre Group trip is to see Death of a Salesman on 25 October.

25th October 2018, 12:45pm

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking – the mass exploitation of misery

Sir Peter Fahy

We are seeing the greatest mass migration ever, driven by conflict, population growth & economic inequality. This lecture will highlight the impact of global forces on communities & vulnerable individuals, and how this misery is exploited by gangs & the indifference of the developed world.

25th October 2018, 7:00pm

The Elimination of Cervical Cancer by 2050 – reality or blissful thinking?

Professor Margaret Stanley

Every two minutes somewhere in the world a woman dies of cervical cancer – a preventable disease. There are some big challenges ahead, but can cervical cancer ultimately be eliminated in our lifetime?

30th October 2018, 7:00pm

Art on Death Row

Mary Vaughan

The link between prison and artistic endeavour has a long history. There are currently over 3,000 people facing many years on Death Row in the US, a large proportion of whom have experienced trauma, mental health issues, and poor legal representation. This lecture will talk about their art, their inspiration and their difficulties in obtaining suitable materials & outlets.

8th November 2018, 7:00pm

Osteoarthritis: how new ‘precision medicine’ will cause a revolution in the management of an old disease

Professor Tony Freemont

Despite being the most common non-infective disease in the world, we really know remarkably little about osteoarthritis. This talk will discuss the history, cause and features of the disease and how revolutionary new medical technology will change how we diagnose, investigate and treat it.

12th November 2018, 7:00pm