Brains and Neurons: http://www.leftlion.co.uk/articles.cfm/title/scibar–27–the-inside-story-of-the-brain/id/8574 Cities and Flooding: http://www.leftlion.co.uk/articles.cfm/title/nottingham-scibar–flooding-and-blue-green-cities/id/8173 Biotech and Power http://www.leftlion.co.uk/articles.cfm/title/scibar–26–biotechnology-in-solar-power/id/8507 Mind Reading http://www.leftlion.co.uk/articles.cfm/title/scibar-25–mind-reading/id/8427
read about the latest SciBar in Left Lion: http://www.leftlion.co.uk/articles.cfm/title/scibar–23–talking-mathematical-neuroscience-in-the-vat-and-fiddle/id/8252
We heard about Zombies at the Halloween edition of the SciBar series. Want a flavour? See the review in Left Lion.
February’s SciBar was a special one. We moved over to the Ocean Tavern to accommodate Matt Parker. The evening was a fabulous success. Don’t believe me? Read all about it below. LeftLion Review of Matt Parker’s SciBar. Gav Squire’s interview with Matt Parker after the SciBar Special. Future Scibars are listed in the calendar or on …Read More
For one night only, SciBar moves to the Ocean Tavern (below Annie’s Burger bar) because we have Matt Parker of the festival of the Spoken Nerd. Woo!
Dr Catrin Rutland from the University of Nottingham comes to The Vat and Fiddle to talk about Genetics: Fact or Fiction? Where is the boundary between science and science fiction? Genetics was not officially a science until the late 1970s; prior to then, you would have been a “blood bio-chemist” rather than a geneticist. …Read More
Professor Michael Merrifield is worried. He’s concerned that astronomy is reaching the end of the line, that it’s “doomed”. Surely, astronomy has always thought like this though, Even Galileo must have assumed that the discovery of the heliocentric solar system was the end of the story. However, astronomy has been making quite a splash …Read More
Professor Philip Moriarty becomes the first SciBar speaker to require a sound check as he brought his guitar in order to talk about what happens when physics goes up to 11. Black holes? How much more black could they be? None. None more black. In quantum physics, we always think of atoms and molecules but …Read More
Dr Wang Qi from the architecture department at the University of Nottingham arrives at SciBar to discuss the Nottingham Dinosaur Festival. Like all speakers at SciBar, he gets 30 minutes to talk, then we have a break for beer then he has to face up to a Q and A session from the pub goers. …Read More
What a year it’s been. 12 months ago the Nottinghamshire branch of the British Science Association launched SciBar in the VAT & Fiddle pub. Since then there have been 11 talks (there was no SciBar in December as the last Wednesday of the month was New Year’s Eve) with topics ranging from silver to sand …Read More