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SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY and RESEARCH GROUP (STAR)
About the GroupDetails below - follow this link.
News and ReportsFollow the link to read the document:
Newsletter No. 6 - August 2016
Report on the talk given by Professor Frazer Pearce - August 2016
Report on the Rosetta Mission Lecture - November 2015
Report on the visit to Bletchley Park - October 2015
Photographs taken during the visit to Bletchley Park - October 2015
Report on Open Dome Evening - April 2015
Report on Open Dome Evening - February 2015
Newsletter No. 5 - November 2014.
Report on the visit to BGS - August 2014.
First Birthday Thank You - July 2014.
Newsletter No. 4 - July 2014.
Newsletter No. 1 - September 2013.
Programme 2017The next STAR Group Meeting will be held on Monday September 4th at 2-00 PM in the Methodist Church Selby Lane.
Lauren Baker from The University of Nottingham has kindly offered to talk to us about her work. She will give a Presentation called "You are what you WHEAT - Breeding ‘alien’ species with wheat to feed the world."
To print the programme follow this link.
Programme ArchiveProgramme to end of March 2017
Programme 1st Aug 2016 onwards
Programme 7th Mar 2016 onwards
Programme 2nd Dec 2015 onwards
Programme 2nd Nov 2015 onwards
Programme 3rd Aug 2015 onwards
Programme 1st Jun 2015 onwards
Programme 1st Dec 2014 onwards
Programme 3rd Nov 2014 onwards.
We will seek to explore some of the oldest questions in the history of mankind:
The aims of this Group are to stimulate interest in the wonders of our world through the scientific achievements of a wide range of different branches of Science & Technology. We will give our members/students a chance to discuss and/or understand some of the problems that scientists and engineers are trying to solve. There will be some simple but FUN experiments, prompted debates and we hope to enhance this by having invited guests at some meetings and by visiting some sites of scientific or technological interest on others.
We hope to look at Telecommunications, Energy, Chemicals, Biology, Man-made Fabrics and Materials, Plants and the wonders of photosynthesis, Physics, Astronomy, Psychology, Sociology, Geology, Fibre-Optic Technology, Quantum Mechanics and even Philosophy (to name but a few). If you can think of a branch of Science and/or Technology not listed above then we will cover it.
First meeting: 4pm, Wednesday 10th July in the Centenary Lounge. Bring a diary!
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