Monday, January 18, 2010

Cork Science Lectures

For a number of years now, the Science Public Lecture Series at University College Cork has been organised by that college's Public Awareness of Science Office headed up by the well known academic and columnist William Reville.

This year is no different, with the lecture series having kicked off on the 6th of January. The lectures are an exciting opportunity to listen to experts speak on a variety of important scientific topics with lectures designed for a public audience.

Topics range from the Big Bang Theory to 'The God Delusion'. Admission is free and lectures are open to everyone!

6th January~ Mr. Noel Brett~ The Problem with Mathematics

13th January~ Ms. Claire Feeley~ The Cinema as Laboratory

20th January~ Prof. J. Ray Bates~ The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming

27th January ~ Prof. Paul McSweeney~ From Molecules to Milk

3rd February~ Dr. Edmond Byrne~ Change or Collapse? Transforming Society and the New Engineer

10th February~ Dr. Dylan Evans~ Risk Intelligence- How expert gamblers can teach us all to make better decisions

17th February~ Dr. Sharon Murphy~ Ethics, Technological Interventions and End-of-Life Choices

24th February~ Dr. Fatima Gunning~ What Lies Beneath? How photonics can save the internet from the bandwidth crunch

3rd March~ Dr. Cormac O'Raifeartaigh~ The Big Bang, the Large Hadron Collider and the God Particle

10th March~ Joe Egan ~A Theological Critique of 'The God Delusion'

All of the lectures take place in Boole 4 lecture theatre in the Boole Lecture Theatre Complex on the UCC campus at 8pm.
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daBartman February 5, 2010 at 4:49 PM  

could you kindly teLL me the location of Boole Lecture Theatre complex??? is it adjacent to the Boole Library? pLus where can i park my car?

thanks a miLLIon...

SW February 8, 2010 at 9:39 AM  

The Boole Lecture Theatres are adjacent to the Boole Library. In fact, they are underneath it, but access is beside the library building, adjacent to the Crawford Observatory.

As for parking, on street parking at that time of day may be possible. Parking on campus MAY be possible at that time also. Perhaps ring ahead to confirm this. Contact details are available here.

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