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02 March—16 March

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Friday 02 March

The origin of life

Dr Frankenstein aimed to create new life from inanimate parts. But how did life first arise on Earth? Join Nick Lane in conversation with Phil Ball as they discuss the latest ideas, from warm ponds to space rocks and hydrothermal vents.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Thursday 08 March

How to be your child's first science teacher

Alom Shaha will show how every child can be a scientist even if parents don’t have all the answers!

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Sunday 11 March

Recipes for wonder

Join Alom Shaha for a wondrous afternoon of hands-on science that your family can do together at home!

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops, Talks

Monday 12 March

Fiction Lab - March 2018

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.

When:

7.00pm start, Sunley Room

Type:

Talks

Tuesday 13 March

Quantum computing: Untangling the hype

Quantum technology has the potential to revolutionise whole fields of computing; from cryptography to molecular modelling. But how do quantum computers work?

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Wednesday 14 March

Everything in motion: How our brains control our bodies

As a neuroscientist and engineer, Daniel Wolpert is fascinated by how the brain controls our every movement. Join Daniel as he discusses the real reasons for human brain evolution and the engineering approaches his team uses to understand even more about what’s inside our heads.

When:

7.00pm to 8.15pm, The Theatre

Type:

Patrons, Talks

Thursday 15 March

How to preserve your family collections (Member workshop)

Join us for an evening with the Ri Heritage team to find out more about preserving documents and materials and how to combat factors that cause deterioration.

When:

6.30pm to 8.30pm, Demonstration room

Type:

Workshops, Talks