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ticket   BRIGHTON SCI: TERAHERTZ LIGHT – HYPERSPECTRAL EYES
Wed 8 December 2021
@ 19:30 to 21:30

ticket   RI: GIANT LASERS: POWERFUL KEY TO SAVING THE WORLD
Thu 9 December 2021
@ 18:00 to 18:50

ticket   CURRENT AFFAIRS CHAT - TRAINING FOR EMPLOYMENT
Thu 9 December 2021
@ 19:00 to 20:30

ticket   'THE PUB' - QUIZ, LIVE PERFORMERS, VIDEOS & CHAT
Fri 10 December 2021
@ 19:00 to 01:00

ticket   ZOOM WINE TASTING - ITALY
Sat 11 December 2021
@ 19:45 to 22:00

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Headline FEATURED AND EXTENDED PERIOD EVENTS
This is a list of featured and extended period events that are worth an early mention.
NOTTINGHAM IVC NEW YEAR EVE MEAL AND ENTERTAINMENT
Fri 31 Dec 2021 to Sat 1 Jan 2022
BIRMINGHAM IVC'S NEW YEAR WEEKEND
Fri 7 Jan 2022 to Mon 10 Jan 2022
HOLIDAY: THE FEBRUARY FESTIVITY
Mon 14 Feb 2022 to Fri 18 Feb 2022
GLASGOW CITY BREAK Headline
Mon 11 Apr 2022 to Fri 15 Apr 2022
BIRD WATCHING WEEKEND ON THE NORFOLK COAST
Fri 27 May 2022 to Mon 30 May 2022
BERWICK-UPON-TWEED A WEEK LONG HOLIDAY
Sat 11 Jun 2022 to Sat 18 Jun 2022
SUMMER SOLSTICE WITH MERSEYSIDE IVC Headline
Mon 20 Jun 2022 to Fri 24 Jun 2022

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ticket   Brighton Sci: Terahertz Light – Hyperspectral Eyes
Wed 8 Dec 2021 - 19:30 to 21:30
Register with Brighton Cafe Sci
Tickets / Register:   www.meetup.com/Brighton-Cafe-Scientifique/events/281977049  

Terahertz Light – Seeing with Hyperspectral Eyes, with Dr Luke Peters - Talk starts at 7:30pm

This talk is organised and hosted by Brighton Cafe Scientifique and promoted to members of  aIVC Clubs by Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe.

Please note that this is now an online event, via Zoom. Sign up on Meetup and you will receive the link.

https://www.meetup.com/Brighton-Cafe-Scientifique/events/281977049

SUMMARY

In this talk, Luke will discuss:
- What is terahertz radiation, where does it lie in the electromagnetic spectrum and how does it interact with everyday objects around us?
- Why do we care? And what is the incredible potential of this new form of light and its applications?
- This will be followed by a brief insight into the active research in the field.

SPEAKER

Dr Luke Peters (MPhys, PhD) is Research Fellow at the University of Sussex where he investigates the nature and the physical phenomena related to Terahertz Radiation. He is author of numerous scientific papers in international journals, and has given invited speeches. He is also recipient of the Roger Blin-Stoyle award for an outstanding PhD thesis in physics and is a member of the Optica society. His research on Surface Terahertz Phenomena is considered a reference in the field.


Contact Details:     Brighton Cafe Scientifique (Promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe)
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC

ticket   Ri: Giant Lasers: Powerful Key To Saving The World
Thu 9 Dec 2021 - 18:00 to 18:50
https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/
Tickets / Register:   www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/december/family-giant-lasers-the-super-po ...  

Basingstoke IVC Science and Climate Group invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "Giant lasers: the super-powerful key to saving the world?"

ADVANCE BOOKING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TALK.

Please register for the event via this link: 

https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/december/family-giant-lasers-the-super-powerful-key-to-saving-the-world

The RI will have the replay of the video available for 72 hours after the event for those of you that can’t make the date. It will also be uploaded to YouTube in the future.

This is a livestream event where the speakers and audience come together online. 

SUMMARY:

When lasers were invented over half a century ago they were dismissed as a “solution looking for a problem”. Since then lasers have come to revolutionise our lives through their practical applications such as data transport and CD/ DVD players, and as a tool for industry and science.

Today, Scientists are using them to attempt to recreate fusion, the energy source of the sun, to create a clean and inexhaustible supply of energy for the future. Physicist Kate Lancaster will lead you on a journey through this extreme world, from the basics of how lasers work to ultra-intense giant lasers which might provide clean energy for everyone.

This event is particularly suitable for ages 13+

SPEAKER:

Kate Lancaster is an experimental plasma physicist with expertise in inertial fusion energy and ultra-intense laser plasma interactions, industrial engagement, knowledge transfer, teaching, and science communication (speaking, broadcast, and written).

She is the programme leader for MSc in Fusion Energy and part of the physics department at the University of York.


Contact Details:     The Royal Institution (promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science & Climate Group)
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC

ticket   Current Affairs Chat - Training For Employment
Thu 9 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
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Nina leads an informal Zoom chat on the topic of What's in the News. Bring along a drink and be ready to join a friendly debate. Today's topic is 'The nature and quality of training for ...
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Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   'The Pub' - Quiz, Live Performers, Videos & Chat
Fri 10 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 01:00
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A very popular evening of friendly chat, a pub quiz, live entertainment and sharing music videos.

A great way to start the weekend. We get together online every Friday for a virtual pub evening ...
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Received From: London IVC
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Simply Social IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   Zoom Wine Tasting - Italy
Sat 11 Dec 2021 - 19:45 to 22:00
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Zoom wine tastings have proved popular - we normally attract around 15 people so we will continue to host them from time to time. They are informal but we hope you will learn something from them as ...
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Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Simply Social IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   Coffee & Chat Evening
Sun 12 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
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We enjoy online socialising by getting together for a coffee evening using Zoom. A nice way to wind down the weekend. We are regularly joined by folks from other IVC clubs and Meetups.

To join us ...
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Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   Coffee & Chat Evening
Mon 13 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
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We enjoy online socialising by getting together for a coffee & chat evening using Zoom. We are regularly joined by folks from other IVC clubs and Meetups.

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Received From: London IVC
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Simply Social IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   German Linguists Online
Tue 14 Dec 2021 - 20:00 to 21:30
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The London IVC Linguists Group is continuing to meet online as these meetings are proving very popular. Tonight will be for German speakers of all levels and we shall have general conversation on any item of interest.  

The Zoom link is https://zoom.us/j/92117579181, password 886740.  If you intend participating please contact John in advance of meeting for confirmation of link details.

Bis dann.


Received From: London IVC
Invites To: Association of IVCs (AIVC)

ticket   'Town Hall' Chat - Aivc & What It Does For Members
Wed 15 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 21:00
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The online aIVC "Town Hall" Chat is open to all club members and officers to ...
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Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC


ticket   Current Affairs Chat
Thu 16 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
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Nina leads an informal Zoom chat on the topic of What's in the News. Bring along a drink and be ready to join a friendly debate. This is a well supported event with folks from IVC clubs around ...
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Received From: London IVC
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   'The Pub' - Quiz, Live Performers, Videos & Chat
Fri 17 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 01:00
Location visible to members
 

A very popular evening of friendly chat, a pub quiz, live entertainment and sharing music videos.

A great way to start the weekend. We get together online every Friday for a virtual pub evening ...
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Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Simply Social IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   Coffee & Chat Evening
Sun 19 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
Location visible to members
 

We enjoy online socialising by getting together for a coffee evening using Zoom. A nice way to wind down the weekend. We are regularly joined by folks from other IVC clubs and Meetups.

To join us ...
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Received From: London IVC
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   Coffee & Chat Evening
Mon 20 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
Location visible to members
 

We enjoy online socialising by getting together for a coffee & chat evening using Zoom. We are regularly joined by folks from other IVC clubs and Meetups.

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Received From: London IVC
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Simply Social IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   German Linguists
Tue 21 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 21:00
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We shall again be meeting in one of our favourite pre-Covid meeting-places for a reasonably-priced ...
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ticket   German Linguists
Tue 21 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 21:00
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We shall again be meeting in one of our favourite pre-Covid meeting-places for a reasonably-priced ...
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ticket   Current Affairs Chat
Thu 23 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
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Nina leads an informal Zoom chat on the topic of What's in the News. Bring along a drink and be ready to join a friendly debate. This is a well supported event with folks from IVC clubs around ...
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Received From: London IVC
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   Coffee & Chat Evening
Sun 26 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
Location visible to members
 

We enjoy online socialising by getting together for a coffee evening using Zoom. A nice way to wind down the weekend. We are regularly joined by folks from other IVC clubs and Meetups.

To join us ...
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Received From: London IVC
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   Coffee & Chat Evening
Mon 27 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
Location visible to members
 

We enjoy online socialising by getting together for a coffee & chat evening using Zoom. We are regularly joined by folks from other IVC clubs and Meetups.

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Received From: London IVC
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Simply Social IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   Current Affairs Chat
Thu 30 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 20:30
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Nina leads an informal Zoom chat on the topic of What's in the News. Bring along a drink and be ready to join a friendly debate. This is a well supported event with folks from IVC clubs around ...
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ticket   'The Pub' - Quiz, Live Performers, Videos & Chat
Fri 31 Dec 2021 - 19:00 to 01:00
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A very popular evening of friendly chat, a pub quiz, live entertainment and sharing music videos.

A great way to start the weekend. We get together online every Friday for a virtual pub evening ...
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Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Simply Social IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   Nottingham Ivc New Year Eve Meal And Entertainment
Fri 31 Dec 2021 to Sat 1 Jan
Village Hotel, beeston, Nottingham, NG9 6DL NG9 6DL (Click for Map)

Join members of Nottingham IVC on Friday 31st December 2021 for a New Years Eve Dinner and Dance at the Village Hotel, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 6DL. The hotel is at a central location in mthe country, close to M1 Junction 25 and is near the Attenborough Nature Reserve. 1 meal and a night’s entertainment is £60, to stay overnight would be £106 single room B&B, £114 for a double/twin room. For further details please contact Sue – Sue.Barrada@btinternet.com


Contact Details:     Organiser : Sue - Sue.Barrada@btinternet.com
Venue Website:     www.village-hotels.co.uk/hotels/nottingham/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIpq39y-679AIV2 ...  

Received From: Nottingham IVC
Invites To: Association of IVCs (AIVC)

January 2022
ticket   Win Sci: “Life Is Simple”
Mon 3 Jan 2022 - 19:30 to 21:00
Prior Registration Required for Zoom
Tickets / Register:   www.wincafesci.org.uk/  

This event is hosted and arranged by William Vine, the Group Organiser for Winchester Cafe Scientifique.

Basingstoke IVC science enthusiasts invite you to this talk on a very interesting subject. The subject of this evenings talk is “Life is simple” delivered by Prof. Johnjoe McFadden.

WinCafeSci is Online, so if you missed a talk or would like to go over some of it again you can watch here on our YouTube channel.

If you would like to support, you can find the virtual PayPal sweetie jar (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/WinCafeSci)

Your participation provides the motivation to continue. Suggestions for future speakers are welcome.

Join the Zoom meeting here:

https://www.wincafesci.org.uk/

We have recently renewed our Zoom subscription for another 12 months. If you would like to contribute, you can find the link to our virtual sweetie jar below. Thanks.

https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/wincafesci

A free Zoom account is great if you want to participate. If that is not for you, you can watch on YouTube Live from your normal browser.

SUMMARY

How Occam’s Razor Set Science Free And Unlocked The Universe

Prof. Johnjoe McFadden's new book, Life is Simple highlights the role of simplicity in science, and in particular its favourite tool, Occam’s razor.  We begin in the turbulent times of the medieval friar, William of Occam, who first articulated the principle that the best answer to any problem is the simplest. This theory, known as Occam’s razor, cut through the thickets of medieval metaphysics to clear a path for modern science. 

In the book, Professor McFadden follows the razor in the hands of the giants of science, from Copernicus, to Kepler, Galileo, Newton, Darwin, Einstein, Rubin and Higgs. Its success suggests that we live in the simplest possible habitable universe and supports the revolutionary theory that our cosmos has evolved. 

SPEAKER
Prof. Johnjoe McFadden graduated with a degree in Biochemistry from Bedford College, University of London and then went to do a Phd on fungal virus genetics working with Ken Buck at Imperial College. He then went on to his first post-doc at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School with Professor Bob Williamson on human genetics.

His work eventually took him on to the University of Surrey where he gained a lectureship in Molecular Microbiology working first on paratuberculosis in cows and humans, then tuberculosis and meningococcal meningitis in humans. His group now specializes in using systems-based approaches to study infectious disease.

We will open the meeting from 7pm so people can settle in, chat etc. There will be a break between talk and Q&A when people can chat etc. It's not the same as live but closer than I thought

A recording will be available after the event on YouTube.

The Winchester Cafe Sci Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/wincafesci/?source_id=1457090591178602 provides an opportunity to share ideas and keep in touch. You are encouraged to post interesting science links and to comment or discuss.


Contact Details:     William Vine, Winchester Cafe Sci (Promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Cafe Sci Organiser)
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC

ticket   Birmingham Ivc's New Year Weekend
Fri 7 Jan 2022 to Mon 10 Jan
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New Year Holiday Weekend -
Warner - Cricket St Thomas, Somerset - 7th January 2022 for 3 ...
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Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC


ticket   Ri: Ageless: Getting Old Without Getting Older
Thu 13 Jan 2022 - 19:00 to 20:30
https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/
Tickets / Register:   www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/january/public-the-science-of-getting-old ...  

Basingstoke IVC Science and Climate Group invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "Ageless: the science of getting old without getting older"

ADVANCE BOOKING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TALK.

Please register for the event via this link: 

https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/january/public-the-science-of-getting-old

The RI will have the replay of the video available for 72 hours after the event for those of you that can’t make the date. It will also be uploaded to YouTube in the future.

This is a livestream event where the speakers and audience come together online. 

SUMMARY:

Ageing is not a biological inevitability. Scientists are studying every aspect of the body which could lead to treatments that could slow down, or even stop, the ageing process.

Join Andrew Steele as he discusses what happens as we age, practical ways we can help slow down the process and the fascinating research being carried out today.

In this talk, discover how understanding the scientific implications of ageing could lead to the greatest revolution in the history of medicine. One that has the potential to transform the human condition.

This event is particularly suitable for ages 13+

SPEAKER:

Andrew Steele is a London-based scientist, writer and presenter.

After completing a PhD in Physics, he decided to make the unusual leap to biology as he saw understanding ageing as the greatest humanitarian mission of our time. A recent Research Fellow at the Francis Crick Institute in London, he has used computers to decode our DNA and unravel the secrets hidden in some of modern biology’s biggest data.

He has featured in or on the Guardian, Sky News, The One Show, and Discovery’s Impossible Engineering and Through the Wormhole, BBC Radio 4’s Inside Science and Newshour.

His latest book 'AGELESS: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old' is available from Amazon and all good bookstores.


Contact Details:     The Royal Institution (promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science & Climate Group)
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC

Science Discovery: Importance Of Our Kelp Forests
Mon 17 Jan 2022 - 19:30 to 21:00
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Dr Ian Hendy, Dept Marine Biology, Portsmouth University

Basingstoke IVC Science Group is ...
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ticket   Ri: Why So Complicated? Non-Darwinian Evolution
Tue 18 Jan 2022 - 19:00 to 20:30
https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/
Tickets / Register:   www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/january/public-2020-genetics-society-jbs- ...  

Basingstoke IVC Science and Climate Group invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "Why’d you have to go and make things so complicated?' Non-Darwinian routes to the evolution of life’s complexity"

ADVANCE BOOKING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TALK.

Please register for the event via this link: 

https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/january/public-2020-genetics-society-jbs-haldane-lecturer

The RI will have the replay of the video available for 72 hours after the event for those of you that can’t make the date. It will also be uploaded to YouTube in the future.

This is a livestream event where the speakers and audience come together online. 

SUMMARY:

The 2020 Genetics Society JBS Haldane Lecturer is Jonathan Pettitt.

The standard view of evolution is that complex living things arise through gradual refinements of simpler precursors; each successive version becoming better adapted through natural selection, leading to exquisitely refined, complex mechanisms.

But there is another route for life to evolve complexity. Rather than being fine-tuned creations of natural selection, complex features can arise simply because biology is messy and noisy.

In this talk, Jonathan Pettitt will explain how living systems tend to make simple mechanisms more complicated than they need to be. He will show how such ‘unnecessary complexity’ can both restrict and expand an organism’s evolutionary potential.

This event is particularly suitable for ages 13+

SPEAKER:

Jonathan Pettitt graduated from Imperial College with an upper second class degree in Biochemistry. He then carried out postgraduate research within the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, investigating the structure and expression of collagen genes in the parasitic nematode Ascaris suum. Whilst at Cambridge he was seduced by the many charms of the non-parasitic nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, and upon completing his PhD he went to Bill Wood’s lab at the University of Colorado, Boulder as an HFSPO long term postdoctoral fellow to study C. elegans development. In 1994, he obtained a two year EMBO fellowship to continue this work in the laboratory of Ronald Plasterk at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, and learn the reverse genetics techniques pioneered there. He moved to the University of Aberdeen in 1996 where he became group leader and Lecturer in genetics within the newly built Institute of Medical Sciences.


Contact Details:     The Royal Institution (promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science & Climate Group)
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC

ticket   Ri: Virtual Worlds And The Problems Of Philosophy
Tue 25 Jan 2022 - 19:00 to 20:30
https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/
Tickets / Register:   www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/january/public-virtual-worlds-and-the-pro ...  

Basingstoke IVC Science and Climate Group invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "Virtual worlds and the problems of philosophy"

ADVANCE BOOKING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TALK.

Please register for the event via this link: 

https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/january/public-virtual-worlds-and-the-problems-of-philosophy

The RI will have the replay of the video available for 72 hours after the event for those of you that can’t make the date. It will also be uploaded to YouTube in the future.

This is a livestream event where the speakers and audience come together online. 

SUMMARY:

In the coming decades, the technology that enables virtual and augmented reality will improve beyond recognition. Can we live a meaningful life in a virtual reality?

Join world-renowned philosopher David J Chalmers and discover why virtual worlds are not second-class worlds. Using cutting-edge technology to provide invigorating new answers to age-old questions, David makes the radical argument that virtual reality is genuine reality.

In this talk David will draw on examples from pop culture, literature and film that help bring philosophical issues to life. This will be a mind-bending journey through virtual worlds, illuminating the nature of reality and our place within it.

This event is particularly suitable for ages 13+

SPEAKER:

David J Chalmers is a philosopher at New York University. Officially he is University Professor of Philosophy and Neural Science and co-director of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness. He is also Honorary Professor of Philosophy at the Australian National University and co-director of the PhilPapers Foundation.

David is interested in the philosophy of mind (especially consciousness) and the foundations of cognitive science, as well the philosophy of language, metaphysics and epistemology, and many other areas.

David's latest book, 'Reality+: Virtual Worlds and the Problems of Philosophy' is availbale from Amazon and all good bookshops.


Contact Details:     The Royal Institution (promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science & Climate Group)
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC

ticket   Ri: Icecube: The Coolest Way To Detect Neutrinos
Thu 27 Jan 2022 - 19:00 to 20:30
https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/
Tickets / Register:   www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/january/public-icecube-the-coolest-way-to ...  

Basingstoke IVC Science and Climate Group invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "IceCube: the coolest way to detect neutrinos"

ADVANCE BOOKING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TALK.

Please register for the event via this link: 

https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/january/public-icecube-the-coolest-way-to-detect-neutrinos

The RI will have the replay of the video available for 72 hours after the event for those of you that can’t make the date. It will also be uploaded to YouTube in the future.

This is a livestream event where the speakers and audience come together online. 

SUMMARY:

The aptly named IceCube collaboration, a huge telescope buried in the crystal clear ice of Antarctica, has been running for 10 years. It’s there to detect neutrinos, an almost undetectable particle.

Join Jenni Adams as she discusses how these neutrinos could be the key to finding some of the highest energy sources in the Universe, some a million times more energetic then our sun.

In this talk, Jenni explores how neutrinos are cosmic messengers that can travel through the Universe. Why they barely interact with anything they pass through and the precise instruments and machinery required to detect them.

This event is particularly suitable for ages 13+

SPEAKER:

Jenni Adams research is in the areas of astroparticle physics and cosmology. Astroparticle physics involves research at the interface of astronomy and particle physics. It is a synergy which operates in both directions; particle physics is applied to better understand astrophysical objects as well as using the Universe as a laboratory for high-energy physics. Jenni's interests are in both theoretical and observational aspects.

Recent theoretical work has focussed on the oscillations of neutrinos escaping from supernovae, probing AGN models using gamma ray observations and supersymmetric dark matter models.
Jenni's group at the University of Canterbury are members of the IceCube collaboration which operates the IceCube neutrino observatory at the South Pole. The collaboration has achieved a series of break-through results discovering astrophysical neutrinos in 2013 and identifying the first source of these neutrinos in 2017.


Contact Details:     The Royal Institution (promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science & Climate Group)
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC

February 2022
ticket   Zoom Wine Tasting - Greece & Turkey
Sat 12 Feb 2022 - 19:45 to 22:00
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Zoom wine tastings have proved popular - we normally attract around 15 people so we will continue to host them from time to time. They are informal but we hope you will learn something from them as ...
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Received From: London IVC
Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Simply Social IVC, Association of IVCs (AIVC)


ticket   Holiday: The February Festivity
Mon 14 Feb 2022 to Fri 18 Feb
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Price:     from £179 (Single rooms available at small supplem
 

Join members of Halifax and Huddersfield IVC and Leeds IVC on their annual winter break.  ...
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Invites To: Merseyside IVC, Sheffield IVC


April 2022
ticket   Glasgow City Break Headline
Mon 11 Apr 2022 to Fri 15 Apr
5-11 Hill Street Glasgow G3 6RP (Click for Map)
How to find us:     The meeting place will be shared at a time closer to the event.

Price:     £101
 

Join the Merseyside Intervarsity Club in a Monday to Friday city holiday break.

In the late ...
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Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC


May 2022
Bird Watching Weekend On The Norfolk Coast
Fri 27 May 2022 to Mon 30 May
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I will be leading a return bird watching holiday weekend on the Norfolk coast for a North London ...
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June 2022
ticket   Berwick-Upon-Tweed a Week Long Holiday
Sat 11 Jun 2022 to Sat 18 Jun
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Berwick-upon-Tweed a week long holiday

Saturday 11th June to Saturday 18th June ...
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Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC


ticket   Summer Solstice With Merseyside Ivc Headline
Mon 20 Jun 2022 to Fri 24 Jun
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NOTICE

We are no longer going to Crickhowell because the lease has ended for ...
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Invites To: Basingstoke Friends, Cardiff IVC Friends & Social, Edinburgh Socialives, Exeter IVC, Halifax & Huddersfield IVC, London IVC, Merseyside IVC, Norwich & Norfolk IVC, Sheffield IVC, Simply Social IVC, Basingstoke IVC Science Hub, Nottingham IVC


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