15th April – Plastic Fantastic: Production of artificial antibodies to reduce the use of animals in research – Dr Marloes Peeters

It is estimated that on an annual basis, over 100 million animals are used in research across the world. A significant amount of these animal experiments involve the generation of antibodies, which are used in sensors for medical applications, in the food industry, for environmental monitoring, etc. In this talk, Dr Marloes Peeters from Newcastle Read more about 15th April – Plastic Fantastic: Production of artificial antibodies to reduce the use of animals in research – Dr Marloes Peeters[…]

15th October 2018 – What is the 4th Industrial Revolution and the IoT? – Martin Lorimer

What is the 4th Industrial Revolution and what are the roles of digital twins and the Internet of Things (IoT)? Questions both during and after the talk will be welcome. Martin Lorimer, Head of Innovation at Siemens Energy will present this topic. Monday 15th October. 18:30 start. FREE admission. The Albert Club, Old Lansdowne Road, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 Read more about 15th October 2018 – What is the 4th Industrial Revolution and the IoT? – Martin Lorimer[…]

20th August 2018 – Thunderstorms – Clive Saunders

Thunderstorms are fascinating to most people – with wonderful lightning displays. “I was a PhD student in the Physics department at UMIST when a new research group into atmospheric electricity was just starting. I worked in the new cold room simulating thunderstorm conditions – the important ingredients for electric charge separation are ice crystals and Read more about 20th August 2018 – Thunderstorms – Clive Saunders[…]