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Public engagement events in and around Manchester in August

03 Aug 2011

Rutherford Public Lectures * Didsbury SciBar (Stroke - The Brain Strikes Back) * Bright Club Manchester 8 (Mind)


Rutherford Public Lectures, The University of Manchester
Monday 8 August - Wednesday 10 August 2011, starting at 7.30pm each night

To celebrate the centenary of Rutherford's "discovery" of the atomic nucleus in 1911, a short series of public lectures is being held which will look at the history of this discovery, as well as its application to modern medicine and nuclear energy.



Didsbury SciBar
Monday 15 August 2011, 6.30pm 
The Albert Club, 39-41 Old Lansdowne Road, Didsbury, M20 2PA

Topic: Stroke -- the Brain Strikes Back

Speaker: Dr. Samaneh Maysami, Manchester University



Bright Club Manchester 8
Fri 26 Aug 2011, 7:30 – 10:15pm 
Nexus Art Cafe, 2 Dale Street M1 1JW

Topic: Mind

Description: Our experts dissect the theme of MIND from all sorts of directions, using comedy to engage the audience in their work. This will include everything from reverse engineering the brain to the mind of God.