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Hampstead Scientific Society Programme

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: some Zoom invitations will be available for those not in the Society: send an email with HSS Talk in the subject line to info@hampsteadscience.ac.uk before a meeting to get an invitation.

Date Subject (Extra Info) Speaker
Thurs 17 Sept 2020
8:15 pm
Creating a virtual laboratory from LiDAR data
Niall Origo
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
(formerly of the Royal London Hospital)
Thurs 10 Dec
8:15 pm
2019-20 AGM with Scientific Entertainment
Thurs 21 Jan 2021
8:15 pm
Treating Spinal Cord Injury using Biomedical Engineering Methods
*** DEFERRED TO NEXT SESSION *** and replaced by

Spaceborne Telescopes: The Past, Present and Future
Prof. Nick Donaldson
(University College London)

Spyridon Grammenos
(Surrey Satellites)
Thurs 18 Feb
8:15 pm
Pyrotechnics: Evolution of Energetic Materials
Dr. Ben Peerless
(Philipps-Universität Marburg)
Thurs 18 Mar
8:15 pm
Latest news from the CERN Large Hadron Collider
Prof. Jonathan Butterworth
(University College London)
Thurs 15 Apr
Thurs 22 Apr

8:15 pm
TBD on Atmospheric Science
*** CANCELLED *** and replaced
Organic Chemistry – A Brief History
Dr. David Rowley
(University College London)

Dr. Kevin Devine
(HSS and London Metropolitan University)
Thurs 20 May
8:15 pm
The Quantum Kilogram in the Context of Measurements Through the Ages
Dr Paul Quincey
(National Physical Laboratory retired)
Thurs 24 June
8:00 pm
2020-21 AGM + scientific entertainment

For further details of HSS Meetings please e-mail: info@hampsteadscience.ac.uk


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