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Public engagement events around Manchester in October

26 Sep 2011

Knutsford SciBar (3 October) * Bright Club Manchester (20 October) * Manchester Science Festival (22-30 October) * Cafe Scientifique Manchester (26 October)

Knutsford SciBar - 3 October 2011 (6.30pm)

The Cheshire Room, The Angel Hotel, King Street, Knutsford

Topic: SatNav Systems - How they work and How Einsteins Theory of Relativity affects them

Speaker: Prof Cathryn Mitchell, Bath University


Cafe Scientifique Manchester - 26 October 2011 (6pm) (part of MSF 2011)

Kro Bar, Oxford Rd, Manchester

Title: Genetics of human intelligence

Speakers: Dr. Antony Payton


Bright Club Manchester - 20 October 2011 (7.30–10.15pm) (part of MSF 2011)

Nexus Art Cafe, 2 Dale Street M1 1JW

Topic: Crossover

Description: Bright Club Manchester explores the crossover between art and science with the aid of comedy.


Manchester Science Festival - 22-30 October 2011, Manchester

This is going to be amazing and you can start by checking out some of the the trailblazer highlights, which include: BBC Radio 4’s The Infinite Monkey Cage (with Prof. Brian Cox), Primitive Streak (@ Royal Exchange Theatre), Images of research photography competition. There are simply too many events to list in this post, some more programme highlights include: BBC Bang Goes The Theory LIVE Experience, Ellie the Electron and the Quantum Circus (a pantomime), Computers rock our music world (interactive science), Barometer Live: Weather and climate evening (live podcast and debate), The University of Manchester Science Spectacular (science fun for all the family!).

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