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From 15 August 2022
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Headline FEATURED AND EXTENDED PERIOD EVENTS
This is a list of featured and extended period events that are worth an early mention.
RIDE THE LIGHTS! IN BLACKPOOL.
Mon 29 Aug 2022 to Fri 2 Sep 2022
SEPTEMBER DUBROVNIK HOLIDAY
Sun 18 Sep 2022 to Fri 23 Sep 2022
SKIPTON - A MIDWEEK BREAK Headline
Mon 19 Sep 2022 to Fri 23 Sep 2022
STAR-GAZING HOLIDAY IN TENERIFE
Tue 20 Sep 2022 to Tue 27 Sep 2022
LLANGOLLEN CANAL - FOR SEVEN NIGHTS Headline
Sat 13 May 2023 to Sat 20 May 2023

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ticket   Ri: Trailblazing Tales Of Women Astronomers
Tue 16 Aug 2022 - 19:00 to 20:30
https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/
Tickets / Register:   www.rigb.org/whats-on/trailblazing-tales-women-astronomers  

Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "Trailblazing tales of women astronomers"

ADVANCE BOOKING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TALK.

Please register for the event via this link: 

https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/trailblazing-tales-women-astronomers

SUMMARY

Before 1900, a woman who wanted to study the stars had to have a father, brother, or husband to do so. Now, after decades of difficult struggles, women are closer to equality in astronomy than ever before.

Join astronomer and book editor David Weintraub, and astronomers Hiranya Peiris and Carole Mundell as they explore an internationally diverse collection of autobiographical essays. Find out about the women who broke down barriers and changed the face of modern astronomy.

In this talk, discover the historical voices of a transformative era in astronomy and inspiration for current and future generations of women scientists.

SPEAKERS

Hiranya Peiris is a Professor of Astrophysics in the Astrophysics Group in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCL. She is the founding Director and current co-Director of the UCL Cosmoparticle Initiative which brings together researchers in the Astrophysics, High Energy Physics, and Atomic, Molecular, Optical, and Positron (AMOPP) Groups with space scientists from the Mullard Space Science Laboratory.

Hiranya also leads the UCL involvement in the Quantum Simulators for Fundamental Physics (QSimFP) Consortium, funded by UKRI’s Quantum Technologies for Fundamental Physics programme.

Carole Mundell is Professor of Extragalactic Astronomy at the University of Bath where she holds the Hiroko Sherwin Chair in Extragalactic Astronomy, and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics. She was the Chief International Science Envoy at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office from January to October 2021. Previously she was Chief Scientific Adviser at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

Prof David Weintraub is Director of Program in Communication of Science & Technology in the Physics & Astronomy Department at Vanderbilt University.

This is a livestream only event.

TIMING
The live stream will go live at 6:55pm, and the introduction will begin at 7:00pm. If you register but miss the live stream, the video will be available to you via the same link for up to a week after the event date.

Eventbrite
Online booking for Royal Institution events is run by a third-party service, Eventbrite (www.eventbrite.co.uk).

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trailblazing-tales-of-women-astronomers-tickets-345615203377?_eboga=840111397.1651490787

To book Royal Institution events through Eventbrite users must register with Eventbrite and set-up user account with a unique email and password.  All information provided by you or collected by Eventbrite in connection with the Services is governed by Eventbrite's Privacy Policy, a copy of which is located at www.eventbrite.com/privacypolicy. The Royal Institution reserves the right to send you emails relating to the specific event(s) you have booked.


Contact Details:     The Royal Institution (Promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe)
Venue Website:     www.rigb.org/whats-on/trailblazing-tales-women-astronomers  
Shared From: Association of IVCs (AIVC)

ticket   Ri: Existence: Answering Life’s Biggest Questions
Fri 19 Aug 2022 - 19:00 to 20:30
https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/
Tickets / Register:   www.rigb.org/whats-on/existential-physics-answering-lifes-biggest-questions ...  

Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "Existential physics: Answering life’s biggest questions"

SUMMARY

Do we have free will? Is the universe compatible with God? Do we live in a computer simulation? Does the universe think?

Join theoretical physicist Sabine Hossenfelder as she draws on the latest research in quantum mechanics, black holes, string theory and particle physics to explore what modern physics can tell us about the big questions.

In this talk, Sabine explores counterintuitive insights, and interviews with other leading scientists, to reshape your understanding of science and the limits of what we can know.

SPEAKER

Sabine Hossenfelder is a physicist and science writer.

Sabine is currently a research fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies. Sabine's research focuses on the foundations of physics, but her interests extend to the philosophy and sociology of science.

Sabine partly works as science writer. Her writing has been published, among others, in 'Scientific American', 'New Scientist', 'Nautilus', 'Aeon', and the 'New York Times'. Sabine has an active YouTube Channel dedicated to communicating current science news and scientific methods in general.

This is a livestream and in-person (RI Theatre, London) event.

TIMING
The live stream will go live at 6:55pm, and the introduction will begin at 7:00pm. If you register but miss the live stream, the video will be available to you via the same link for up to a week after the event date.

Eventbrite
Online booking for Royal Institution events is run by a third-party service, Eventbrite (www.eventbrite.co.uk).

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/existential-physics-answering-lifes-biggest-questions-tickets-345627339677?_eboga=840111397.1651490787

To book Royal Institution events through Eventbrite users must register with Eventbrite and set-up user account with a unique email and password.  All information provided by you or collected by Eventbrite in connection with the Services is governed by Eventbrite's Privacy Policy, a copy of which is located at www.eventbrite.com/privacypolicy. The Royal Institution reserves the right to send you emails relating to the specific event(s) you have booked.


Contact Details:     The Royal Institution (Promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe)
Venue Website:     www.rigb.org/whats-on/existential-physics-answering-lifes-biggest-questions ...  
Shared From: Association of IVCs (AIVC)

ticket   Ride The Lights! In Blackpool.
Mon 29 Aug 2022 to Fri 2 Sep
Location visible to members
 

Ride the Lights! In Blackpool. 

A 5 day holiday staying at St Annes on Sea 

The ride ...
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September 2022
ticket   Royal Society: The Politics Of Dna
Mon 5 Sep 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00
Royal Society Livestream
Tickets / Register:   royalsociety.org/science-events-and-lectures/2022/09/attenborough-prize-lec ...  

Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe invite you to this free Royal Society talk titled "The Politics of DNA"

SUMMARY

All science is political. Though the scientific methods have been designed over the centuries to free our understanding of reality from the baggage of perceptive and psychological biases, and the grubby world of politics, it's an ideal we strive for, but have never achieved.

All new discoveries exist in the culture in which they are born, and are always susceptible to abuse. In this talk, Dr Adam Rutherford will be exploring how the abuses in his own fields of evolution and genetics - by politicians, ideologues and by scientists themselves - were central to the most heinous crimes of modern history. Adam will be arguing that scientists must know their own histories, and how Darwin's phrase 'ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge' should be a mantra for our times. 

SPEAKER

The Royal Society David Attenborough Award and Lecture is awarded annually to an individual for outstanding public engagement with science. The award, open to everyone, recognises high quality public engagement activities. The award is named after the United Kingdom’s best-loved naturalist and broadcaster, and honorary Fellow of the Royal Society, David Attenborough. In 2021, this award was given to Dr Adam Rutherford for his contribution to strengthening public confidence in science through radio, TV, films, talks and books, and in particular, for challenging racist pseudoscience.

This is a livestream only event.

TIMING
The live stream will go live at 6:55pm, and the introduction will begin at 7:00pm. If you register but miss the live stream, the video will be available to you via the same link for up to a week after the event date.

https://royalsociety.org/science-events-and-lectures/2022/09/attenborough-prize-lecture-2021/

Attending the event
  • This lecture will take place at the Royal Society (this is an in-person event) on 5 September at 7pm BST. This event will be recorded (including the live Q&A) and the recording will be available on YouTube soon after the event
  • The event is free to join
  • Live subtitles will be available
  • The lecture will be livestreamed onto the above webpage, this does not require any registration. This page will update with a livestream on the day as well as a link to participate in the live Q&A
  • For all enquiries, please contact events@royalsociety.org

Contact Details:     The Royal Society (Promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe)
Venue Website:     royalsociety.org/science-events-and-lectures/2022/09/attenborough-prize-lec ...  
Shared From: Association of IVCs (AIVC)

ticket   Win Sci: Nuclear Fusion And The Quest For Net Zero
Mon 5 Sep 2022 - 19:30 to 21:00
Location visible to members
 

This event is hosted and arranged by William Vine, the Group Organiser for Winchester Cafe ...
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ticket   September Dubrovnik Holiday
Sun 18 Sep 2022 to Fri 23 Sep
Location visible to members
 

Holiday to Dubrovnik in September. Flying out of Bristol air port with easy jet, flight EZY6251, ...
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ticket   Skipton - A Midweek Break Headline
Mon 19 Sep 2022 to Fri 23 Sep
Location visible to members
 

Join Merseyside IVC for a midweek break in Skipton, a market town nestling on the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Skipton has an abundance of lodging, eating and drinking places. Members arrange their own travel and ...
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ticket   Star-Gazing Holiday In Tenerife
Tue 20 Sep 2022 to Tue 27 Sep
Location visible to members
 

Organisers Paul Naish and Pete Howe, Birmingham IVC.

If you have ever looked up on a clear night ...
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October 2022
ticket   Ri: Searching For New Physics With Low-Energy Tech
Wed 12 Oct 2022 - 19:00 to 20:30
https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/
Tickets / Register:   www.rigb.org/whats-on/searching-new-physics-low-energy-techniques  

Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "Searching for new physics with low-energy techniques"

SUMMARY

In our quest to understand the nature of matter and mass, we draw on knowledge from many different fields, combining our understanding of the behaviour of the smallest known subatomic particles with our observations of the dynamics of galaxies and clusters of galaxies at unimaginably large length scales.

Join Danielle Speller as she discusses exciting experiments at the intersection of nuclear, particle, and astrophysics that use low-background, cryogenic detection techniques to look for tiny signals of undiscovered phenomena that would herald new physics.

Our current understanding of physics already does an excellent job of creating a unified picture of how it all fits together.

But in this talk, Danielle will explore how important questions – including the origin of the observed matter-antimatter asymmetry and the makeup of an invisible mass component in galaxies – challenge our understanding, and hint that there are deeper descriptions beyond our standard models of particle physics and cosmology.

SPEAKER

Danielle Speller is a researcher in experimental nuclear and particle astrophysics. Her work centres on understanding the nature of matter and mass through low-energy, cryogenic searches for physics beyond the standard model.

Danielle is a collaborator on both the Cryogenic Underground Observatory for Rare Events (CUORE) and the Haloscope at Yale Sensitive to Axion Cold dark matter (HAYSTAC), as well as related research and development projects. Her graduate work was with the Super Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment (SuperCDMS).

Danielle was a Park Scholar at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and graduated with a double-major in physics and applied mathematics. She earned her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and joined the Maruyama Lab at Yale University’s Wright Laboratory in 2017 as a Postdoctoral Associate.

This is a livestream only event.

TIMING
The live stream will go live at 6:55pm, and the introduction will begin at 7:00pm. If you register but miss the live stream, the video will be available to you via the same link for up to a week after the event date.

Eventbrite
Online booking for Royal Institution events is run by a third-party service, Eventbrite (www.eventbrite.co.uk).

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/searching-for-new-physics-with-low-energy-techniques-tickets-323042547957?_eboga=840111397.1651490787

To book Royal Institution events through Eventbrite users must register with Eventbrite and set-up user account with a unique email and password.  All information provided by you or collected by Eventbrite in connection with the Services is governed by Eventbrite's Privacy Policy, a copy of which is located at www.eventbrite.com/privacypolicy. The Royal Institution reserves the right to send you emails relating to the specific event(s) you have booked.


Contact Details:     The Royal Institution (Promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe)
Venue Website:     www.rigb.org/whats-on/searching-new-physics-low-energy-techniques  
Shared From: Association of IVCs (AIVC)

ticket   Ri: A Future With Quantum Biology
Fri 28 Oct 2022 - 19:30 to 20:45
https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/
Tickets / Register:   www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-future-with-quantum-biology-discourse-tickets-3960 ...  

Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "A future with quantum biology"

SUMMARY

Scientific and technological advances have enabled us to zoom into the biological world. We can get down to the biomolecular scale, a domain where quantum phenomena can take place and therefore cannot be neglected.

Join Alexandra Olaya-Castro as she explores research on fundamental quantum principles underlying energy capture, transfer, and conversion at the biomolecular level.

In this Discourse, discover how we develop theoretical approaches that bring together modern quantum science with physical chemistry and biology.

This is a theatre event, where the speaker and audience in our theatre are joined by an online audience. For Theatre attendees, the address is 21 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4BS.

TIMING
The doors will open at approximately 6.45pm, with a prompt start at 7.30pm. There will be a brief question/answer period after the talk.

Eventbrite
Online booking for Royal Institution events is run by a third-party service, Eventbrite (www.eventbrite.co.uk).

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-future-with-quantum-biology-discourse-tickets-396000346697

To book Royal Institution events through Eventbrite users must register with Eventbrite and set-up user account with a unique email and password.  All information provided by you or collected by Eventbrite in connection with the Services is governed by Eventbrite's Privacy Policy, a copy of which is located at www.eventbrite.com/privacypolicy. The Royal Institution reserves the right to send you emails relating to the specific event(s) you have booked.


Contact Details:     The Royal Institution (Promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe)
Venue Website:     www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-future-with-quantum-biology-discourse-tickets-3960 ...  
Shared From: Association of IVCs (AIVC)

November 2022
ticket   Ri: Nanomaterials For The Future Of Healthcare
Thu 24 Nov 2022 - 19:30 to 20:45
https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/
Tickets / Register:   www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nanomaterials-for-the-future-of-healthcare-discourse ...  

Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "Nanomaterials for the future of healthcare"

SUMMARY

Michael Faraday synthesised gold nanoparticles back in 1856. Over time, scientists have managed to synthesise a variety of nanoparticles and nanomaterials that can be used in a healthcare setting.

Join Nguyen TK Thanh as she explores her innovative research on the design, synthesis, characterisation, and biofunctionalisation of plasmonic and magnetic nanomaterials.

In this Discourse, discover how these nanomaterials, of different shapes and sizes, can be used for various applications in the future of health care.

This is a theatre event, where the speaker and audience in our theatre are joined by an online audience. For Theatre attendees, the address is 21 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4BS.

TIMING
The doors will open at approximately 6.45pm, with a prompt start at 7.30pm. There will be a brief question/answer period after the talk.

Eventbrite
Online booking for Royal Institution events is run by a third-party service, Eventbrite (www.eventbrite.co.uk).

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nanomaterials-for-the-future-of-healthcare-discourse-tickets-334382746797

To book Royal Institution events through Eventbrite users must register with Eventbrite and set-up user account with a unique email and password.  All information provided by you or collected by Eventbrite in connection with the Services is governed by Eventbrite's Privacy Policy, a copy of which is located at www.eventbrite.com/privacypolicy. The Royal Institution reserves the right to send you emails relating to the specific event(s) you have booked.


Contact Details:     The Royal Institution (Promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe)
Venue Website:     www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nanomaterials-for-the-future-of-healthcare-discourse ...  
Shared From: Association of IVCs (AIVC)

May 2023
ticket   Llangollen Canal - For Seven Nights Headline
Sat 13 May 2023 to Sat 20 May
Location visible to members
Price:     £360
 

Llangollen Canal - Saturday 13th May 2023 for Seven Nights

Join Merseyside IVC members for a ...
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