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“a noble spot of ground” – a history of the Museum Gardens, York

  • Tuesday 6th June – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Dr Peter Hogarth, Department of Biology, University of York, organised by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).

Volcanoes and their health hazards

  • Tuesday 13th June – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Dr Claire Horwell, University of Durham, for the York Festival of Ideas, organised by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713). What are the risks to your health if you live in the shadow of a volcano? How do such communities protect themselves and what are their own solutions? This talk will explore the ways to protect communities from the health hazards of volcanic ash, including including using the knowledge and experience of the people affected.

The Life Project: the extraordinary story of our ordinary lives

  • Friday 7th July – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Helen Pearson, science writer and editor, "Nature", organised jointly by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society and the British Society for the History of Science.

The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of our Ordinary Lives

  • Friday 7th July – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Helen Pearson, science writer and editor, “Nature”, organised by the British Society for the History of Science & the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).

London Science Festival 2017

  • Wednesday 18th October
  • London

A UK science festival in London, founded with the mission to engage the public in all things scientific – from natural science to science in its most interdisciplinary and cultural contexts. #LSF17 will focus on 'Science & Culture' - including art/design/fashion/architecture & science, history of science, science & society etc. Open application website launches Summer 2016: www.londonsciencefestival.com / all enquiries: enquiries@londonscifest.com

‘Plastastics’ with the British Science Association: get involved in planning hands-on children’s activities on plastics and recycling.

  • Cambridge

The Cambridgeshire branch of the British Science Association are currently looking for volunteers to get involved with their new activity series ‘Plastastics’. This series of activities is to delivered over the upcoming year at events incl. Cottenham Festival (16th June), the Big Weekend in Cambridge (9th/10th July), Royston Arts Festival (24th September) and Big Biology Day (16th October). We are looking for volunteers to help us on the day and anyone interested in planning/design of activities