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Bringing Science to the Olympics
14th June 2012
A GSK sponsored lecture on the role of chemistry in London 2012
From test tube to Turner - the role of the chemist in art
12th April 2012
Professor Andy Abbott looks at the changes in the artist's pallet from natural pigments through the work of the alchemist and the chemist to the current kaleidoscope of vibrant colours.
Genetic fingerprinting: past, present and future
1st March 2012
Alec Jeffreys will discuss the origins of DNA fingerprinting through to the latest developments and their social impact.
19th January 2012
Professor Monique Simmonds, Director of Kew Innovation Unit, talks about the use of plants and fungi as sources of sustainably harvested medicines.
11th January 2012
BBC Weather presenter and Met Office forecaster Peter Gibbs takes a behind the scenes look at weather prediction.
7th December 2011
Phil Souter discusses the challenges faced in making potential water sources drinkable using chemical technology.
21st November 2011
Dr Derek Craston, the Government Chemist, reveals how Captain Scott's preparations for his 1901 Discovery Exedition to the Antarctic included a personal request to the Government Chemist to analyse his planned food supplies.
17th November 2011
Dr Serge Plattard examines how through the development of radiotherapy methods and instruments Marie Curie led the way in the fight against cancer.
Harnessing the Light Fantastic
10th November 2011
Professor Nick Terrill explains how using light is pushing forward research in futuristic materials.
What's in my stuff?
13th October 2011
Dr Hywel Jones presents a science and art based approach to raising awareness of the use of the elements in consumer technology.
Recharging the Planet
8th September 2011
Professor Clare Grey will talk about some of the latest developments in energy storage and how it will influence future sustainable transport.
Robert Boyle's A Sceptical Chymist
4th August 2011
Celebrate the 350th anniversary of the publication of a Sceptical Chymist by Robert Boyle with Professor Duncan Thorburn Burns.