Events Programme 2017

Wednesday 22nd March 2017

Innovation Double Bill:

Dr Alan Costley of Tokamak Energy Faster Fusion: Fact or Fantasy?

and James Barth of Reaction Engines The SABRE project

 7pm at Our Lady's Abingdon

 

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Professor Frank Close

Eclipse: Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

6.30pm at Larkmead School

 

followed by

 

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Professor Charles Pasternak

What Makes Us Human?

8pm at Larkmead School

 

Friday 24th March 2017

Professor Jim Al Khalili

Aliens: Science's Search for Extraterrestrial Life

7.30pm in the Amey Theatre, Abingdon School

 

Friday 24th March 2017

ATOM Festival Schools' Day

includes Dr Maria Pavlidou Particle Physics Workshops, University of Oxford's Accelerate Show, Keith Foster on Biotoxins and Energyquest Challenge by Shell

 

Saturday 25th March 2017

Science Market: free activities for families

10am to 4pm in the Market Place, Abingdon-on-Thames

 

Saturday 25th March 2017

Dr David M Martill of the University of Portsmouth

Dinosaur Hunting in Africa

11am in the Amey Theatre, Abingdon School

 

Saturday 25th March 2017

CCFE

Fusion: The World's Largest Engineering Challenge

1pm in The Garden Room, Cosener's House Hotel

 

Saturday 25th March 2017

Professor Ingmar Posner of the University of Oxford

Robot Cars - Where are they Going? - Autonomy based on Experience

3pm in the Amey Theatre, Abingdon School

 

Saturday 25th March 2017

Professor John Turner MBE of the British Antarctic Survey

Antarctica: a Treasury of Climate Data

4.30pm in the Amey Theatre, Abingdon School

 

Saturday 25th March 2017

Professor Paul J Fairchild of the University of Oxford

Tapping the Fountain of Youth: Stem Cells and the Promise of Regenerative Medicine

6.15pm in the Amey Theatre, Abingdon School

 

Saturday 25th March 2017

Professor Alberto Vecchio of Birmingham University

The Birth of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

8pm in the Amey Theatre, Abingdon School

 

Sunday 26th March 2017

Family Science Fair

Lab-based Activities for all the family

11am to 3pm in the Yang Science Centre, Abingdon School

 

Sunday 26th March 2017

Mostly Books present Louie Stowell in an author's talk:

How to be an Astronaut!

2pm in the Amey Theatre, Abingdon School

 

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