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.
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.
Recent stories from Science and Technology:
Physicists working on a landmark experiment to understand the building blocks of the universe have announced fresh results in their quest to discover whether the elusive Higgs boson truly exists or not.
The Ogden Trust is funding its first ever Physics Residential at Lancaster University for 25 A-level students from schools in Cumbria from December 18 to 20.
A student from Lancaster University has been named the UK winner of the DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge, a global competition designed and hosted by the US Department of Defense that forms part of the Cyber Security Challenge UK.
Staff and students will be heading down to the NEC, Birmingham in March 2012 to take part in the Big Bang Science Fair.
The story of Lancaster University's Wray Broadband Project is to be made into a documentary film featuring a digitally enhanced scarecrow at the annual village festival.
42 Lancaster students attended the first Windows Phone Camp to be held at Lancaster University on Friday 9 December.
Four first class engineering students from Lancaster University have won awards for outstanding projects and academic achievement relating to Renewable Energy, Marine Energy, Hydro Power and the Formula Student Racing Car.
A computing researcher at Lancaster University has been awarded £10,000 to promote software she developed to help improve the care of people with dementia.
?Lancaster University is leading a £1.9m Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council project to build the next Twitter or Facebook with the potential to change the world.
A Physics PhD student at Lancaster University has achieved national recognition with an award for women in the workplace from Red magazine.