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Why should we be interested in glass?

Glasses are all around us, but what exactly is a glass, how is it made and how do we exploit its indispensable properties? On Thursday 30 June 2016 at 7.30 pm in the Science Group series Dr Anita Zeidler of the University of Bath will answer these questions.

Adventures in Metastable Materials

Chemistry can trap molecules in unexpected states, giving them fascinating properties. In the science group series on Thursday May 26th at 7.30 pm, Professor Chik Wilson of the University of Bath will explain some of the principles and practical applications of achieving such states.

A Celebration of Women in Astronomy

On Thursday 28 April 2016 at 7 .30 pm, Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell FRS of the University of Oxford, herself celebrated for her discovery of pulsars, will speak at a joint meeting of the Science and Herschel Astronomy groups on “A Celebration of Women in Astronomy”.

The Philosophy Compendium

The new Philosophy Compendium brings to life the richness of past philosophical talks and lectures at BRLSI and endeavours to provide food for thought on many of the intellectual topics of our time.

Aristotle World Congress 2016

The World Congress “Aristotle 2400 Years” which is to be held at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in ancient Stageira between 23-28 May 2016.