17 May 2011 at 19:00 Professor Neil Hyatt Royal Academy of Engineering and NDA Chair in Radioactive Waste Management Director, Immobilisation Science Laboratory
I would like to offer to lead a future sesssion on "What happened at the Fukushima nuclear power plant?". My presentation would cover what went right, what went wrong, and the likely long term impact on human health, the environment, and the nuclear renaissance.
26 May 2011 at 19:00
Wellcome Trust-funded feature length documentary on stem cells. The film is a collaboration between an Edinburgh based team of filmmakers and scientists. Director is Amy Hardie (Docspace,Scottish Documentary Institute) and Scientific Producer Dr Clare Blackburn (MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh). Please book via http://vof-sheffield.eventbrite.com/ The film investigates the science, ethics and societal issues around stem cell research. From past breakthrough to subsequent clinical applications.
Prof Peter Andrews, co-director of the Centre for Stem Cell Biology at the University of Sheffield will take part in the screening organised in Sheffield.