Date: Saturday 12th March
Brendan McNamara will give a talk entitled Plutonium: the stellar element for our future energy needs. Brendan is a fusion scientist and a regular speaker at BNSS. He will give an introduction to this important element.
Date: Tuesday 15th March
Prof. Lindy Holden-Dye will give a talk entitled How clever is a nematode? Prof. Holden-Dye holds a Chair in Neuroscience at the Univ. of Southampton. She will talk about nematode worms which are often parasites but also used as model organism to study the nervous system.
Date: Saturday 19th March
Dr Sarah Bate from BU on Face Recognition: an individual differences approach. Dr Bate directs the Centre for Face Processing Disorders at Bournemouth University. She will talk about the features we use to distinguish faces and about people with ‘face blindness a condition which may affect up to 2% of the population.