Category Archives: Science

Science Society, Genetic Research: Turning Genes On and Off

On the evening of Wednesday 22nd March, Professor John Schwabe gave the second Science Society talk of the academic year on the topic of Genetic Research: Turning Genes On and Off. After sharing his own experiences of studying at university, both at Oxford and Cambridge, John told us of how his research in the field of Cell Biology had taken…

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A’ level Biology trip: Getting to know your Brain

On Wednesday 15th March, 28 A’ level Biologists and teaching staff attended the Getting to know your Brain event at the University of Leicester’s Centre for Medicine, in acknowledgment of Brain Awareness Week. This new and beautiful building is architecturally interesting as it is the largest non-residential Passive House in the UK.  The afternoon of lectures and demonstrations was inspirational…

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Go4SET Introduction Event

Go4SET Introduction Event, 8th March 2017, University of Nottingham On Wednesday 8th March 2017, a group of seventeen Year 9 students attended the launch of the science and engineering competition, Go4SET, held in the Pope Building at the University of Nottingham’s City Campus. The 17 science enthusiasts were Timi Ajetunmobi, Lucy Antill, Jonathan Bellamy, Kristian Brocksopp, Ben Chilton, Harry Cusack,…

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Science Society, Space Plasma Physics: the Solar Wind and auroras

On the evening of Wednesday 1st March, Mr Samuel Wharton, PhD student from the University of Leicester’s Physics and Astronomy Department, gave the first Science Society talk of the academic year on the topic of Space Plasma Physics: the Solar Wind and auroras Samuel spoke about his research into the field of Space Plasma Physics and, in particular, explained how…

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