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and two Cafés Scientifiques Encores

Monday, 09th May 2011 at 7pm in the bar of The Showroom James Williams & Holly Castleton From the E-Futures Project, University of Sheffield. This Café will discuss projected future energy shortages and the different methods that are being employed to help plug the gap. Cafés Encores: ------------------------------------------------------- 17 May 2011 at 19:00 Professor Neil Hyatt Royal Academy of Engineering and NDA Chair in Radioactive Waste Management Director, Immobilisation Science Laboratory "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). 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. ------------------------------------------------------- This May we have our regular Scheduled Café Scientifique and two Cafés Scientifiques Encores Monday, 09th May 2011 at 7pm in the bar of The Showroom James Williams & Holly Castleton From the E-Futures Project, University of Sheffield. This Café will discuss projected future energy shortages and the different methods that are being employed to help plug the gap. Cafés Encores: ------------------------------------------------------- 17 May 2011 at 19:00 Professor Neil Hyatt Royal Academy of Engineering and NDA Chair in Radioactive Waste Management Director, Immobilisation Science Laboratory "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). 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. -------------------------------------------------------