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Christmas Conference Next Week

Tuesday 20th December 2011, 0900-1730
Management School Building

The 2011 Science and Technology Christmas Conference is next Tuesday.

Professor David Southwood, former Director of Science and Robotic Exploration at the European Space Agency, will deliver a talk entitled 'What's the Use of Space Science?: Space Science in a Modern Society'.

Professor Mark E Smith, Lancaster University's incoming vice-chancellor, will talk about his work to date in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy in his talk 'Multinuclear solid state NMR - an introduction to a versatile spectroscopic characterisation approach of atomic scale structure and dynamics of materials'.

The day will also included the Science and Technology Graduate School poster competition, with posters from across the faculty on display.

A full list of talks and a Conference Programme are available on the Science and Technology website.


Physics Podcast

All you need to know about the hunt for the Higgs boson in 15 minutes.

In a week when the Higgs boson has made the national news, Physics have launched their first podcast, featuring the department's Harald Fox and Jim Wild discussing Lancaster's physicists' involvement in experiments at The Large Hadron Collider, and the implications of Tuesday's news from CERN.


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