Welcome to our blog from the British Science Festival. This year's Festival will be in Surrey from 5-10 September with hundreds events expected to happen at the University of Surrey campus and throughout the county. With workshops, hands-on fun, heated debates, talks, performances and field trips there's something for everyone!
Stay tuned for the latest news and developments from the British Science Festival.

from Yasmin and Natalie (Festival team)

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Goodbye Liverpool... hello Manchester

This month we are taking two of our fantastic Award Lectures to the Manchester Science Festival. So, if you didn’t catch them first time around or you are in Manchester during the week, get yourself along.

Pete Vukusic, from the University of Exeter will be exploring the nature’s use of colour and its applications in technology, from feathers to fish scales and cosmetics to camouflage in the BA Lord Kelvin Award Lecture, Evolutionary light: understanding nature’s use of colour. Saturday 25 October 14:00 – 15:00, Manchester Museum.

Maggie Aderin will look at climate change from a whole new angle as we find out how space scientists like Maggie make science count in the battle against climate change in the BA Isambard Kingdom Brunel Award Lecture, Climate change: what space can teach us about planet Earth. Sunday 26 October 14:00 – 15:00, Manchester Museum.

Both of these events are FREE and will be held at the Manchester Museum .To book please call 0161 275 2648. For more information about the Manchester Science Festival check out their website: http://www.manchestersciencefestival.com/

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