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Richmond Scientific Society Programme

Date Subject Speaker
7 Sep
Life on Mars Prof Andrew Coates
Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London
5 Oct The Plastic Ocean: a global pollution problem
Preceded by the Annual General Meeting. Wine & nibbles after the talk.
Ronan McAdam
Grantham Institute, Imperial College London [ICL]
26 Oct Climate geo-engineering Prof Joanna Haigh, Co-director,
Grantham Institute of Climate Change & Environment, ICL
23 Nov The Curiosity Rover on Mars Jerry Workman,
Hampstead Observatory
14 Dec The selection of the right material: bottles to jet engines to brakes
(Christmas meeting with wine and nibbles)
Prof Rees Rawlings
Imperial College London
25 Jan
The importance of geology versus biology in Government marine policy Prof Paul Leonard,
Visiting Professor at Brunel
22 Feb
Emerging Contaminants in the Environment:
implications for Human Health
Dr Nick Voulvoulis
Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London
22 Mar
4D Science:
how we use synchrotron x-ray glasses to see inside a volcano
Prof Peter D Lee
Acting Director, Research Complex at Harwell
12 Apr
Laser remote sensing of fugitive gas emissions Dr Tom Gardiner
National Physical Laboratory
17 May
Spider silks and webs Yue Jin Oh
Oxford Silk Group, Zoology Dept., Oxford University

Previous Programmes
  2015 - 2016 2014 - 2015 2013 - 2014 2012 - 2013 2011 - 2012 2010 - 2011 2009 - 2010
2008 - 2009 2007 - 2008 2006 - 2007 2005 - 2006 2004 - 2005 2003 - 2004 2002 - 2003 2001 - 2002

Monthly at 8pm on Wednesdays in the VESTRY HOUSE, 21 Paradise Rd TW9 1SA
(opposite the top of Eton St).
Paradise Road CAR PARK is nearby, approached only from the Sheen Rd / Church Rd end.
Visitors are welcome at all our meetings.
Annual Membership: Adult £10. Visitors (per lecture): £2.
The Richmond Scientific Society is a Registered Charity No.298665
An affiliated Society of The British Science Association

(Registered Charity No.212479 and SCO39236)

Further information: Dr David Knight (020) 8892 9826

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