Tea, cakes and science
A number of Leeds academics will be speaking at Leeds Cafe Scientifique events in Leeds City Museum over the coming months, beginning with Dr Steve Compton's talk this Sunday on 'Fantastic figs'.
Cafe Scientifique presents an opportunity for anyone, aged 8 to 88, to talk to an expert over a cup in the comfort of the Museum cafe. The talks take place on a Sunday from 11.30am-1.30pm, and all are free.
The programme, which starts this Sunday (11 March 2012) includes:
11 March - Dr Steve Compton - Fantastic figs
15 April - Professor Melvin Hoare - Star birth in the Milky Way
10 June - Professor Arun Holder - Human labour and birth
8 July - Professor Tim Benton - Global food security and why it matters to the UK
12 August - Adrian Nixon - The future: a user's guide
9 September - Dr Frances Drake - Climate change: implications for Leeds
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