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The Universe is talking

How an incredible discovery at Antarctica’s “IceCube” observatory¬†could reveal some of the most tantalising secrets of deep space. It’s been described as one of the world’s strangest telescopes. But the remarkable IceCube, occupying a full 1km3 under the Antarctic ice sheet, could soon shed light on some of the Universe’s most tantalising mysteries. IceCube detects […]

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Fatal Food

How deadly E. coli bacteria cause disease in humans and how we can protect ourselves from infection.

When: Tues 13th December, 5.30-6.30pm

Where: Napier 102 Lecture Theatre, North Terrace Campus

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Conquering the Great Wall

How research into plant cell walls in improving our health and boosting production of biofuels

Presented by: Prof Geoff Fincher
When: Tues 9th August, 5.30-6.30pm
Where: North Terrace Campus, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre

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Underground Knowledge

How cutting-edge research is revealing new ore deposits and the forces that create them

Presented by: Prof Nigel Cook
When: Tues 12th July, 5.30-6.30pm
Where: North Terrace Campus, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre

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Animals in Society, from fork to friend

The human-animal bond is deep and complex. Some animals we see as food, some as friends and others seemingly as facilitators of scientific progress.

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“Quantum Leaps” From subatomic to celestial

Exploring the great discoveries and mysteries of the physical universe

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