Hampstead Scientific Society Programme 2020-21
Extra Information

Due to the Covid-19 situation, Lecture Meetings will be held by Zoom until further notice.
All meetings are on THURSDAYS at 8:15pm.
Members of the public are invited: a limited number of Zoom invitations will be available for those not in the Society: send an email with HSS Talk in the subject line to info (see bottom of page) before the meetings.

(Two Zoom Tryout Sessions will be held at 8:00pm on the TUES and WED before the FIRST talk)

Date Subject (Standard Info) Speaker
Thurs 17 Sept 2020
8:15 pm
Creating a virtual laboratory from LiDAR data

This talk discusses the use of a portable Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) instrument to gather 3D information about forest structure. We create a virtual forest model that we use to validate satellite vegetation products and estimate previously elusive tree properties.
Niall Origo
(NPL)
Thurs 15 Oct.
8:15 pm
Why do we use pesticides?
Prof Linda M Field Hon FRES, FRSB
(Rothamsted Research)
Thurs 19 Nov
8:15 pm
Longevity, Why we are living longer than ever before, and the discoveries that may allow us to live for hundreds of years
Dr David Goldhill
(TBD)
Thurs 10 Dec
8:15 pm
2019-20 AGM with Scientific Entertainment
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Thurs 21 Jan 2021
8:15 pm
Treating Spinal Cord Injury using Biomedical Engineering methods
Prof. Nick Donaldson
(University College London)
Thurs 18 Feb
8:15 pm
TBD
TBD
(TBD)
Thurs 18 Mar
8:15 pm
TBD
TBD
(TBD)
Thurs 15 Apr
8:15 pm
TBD
TBD
(TBD)
Thurs 20 May
8:15 pm
The Quantum Kilogram in the Context of Measurements Through the Ages
Dr Paul Quincey
(National Physical Laboratory)
Thurs 24 June
8:00 pm
2020-21 AGM + scientific entertainment
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