8 November 2018

Bonfire Night. Spectacular Chemistry Lecture

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SCI's Cambridge and Great Eastern Group

Cambridge, UK

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Coinciding with Bonfire Night soon approaching, the enthusiastic and engaging science communicator, Dr Andrew Szydlo returns for the Annual Chemistry Demonstration Lecture. This year’s theme will be based around coal. This will be shown with reference to three themes: coal mining, coal as a fuel, and coal as a source of chemicals. Be prepared for some exciting chemistry demonstrations - smokes and smells, colourful displays and  flashes - that will ignite your senses.

An enthusiastic and engaging science communicator, Dr Szydlo frequently gives lectures in the UK and has appeared on Channel 4’s TV series That’ll teach ‘em. He is also an expert on the history of alchemy. His book, Water that does not wet hands: The Alchemy of Michael Sendivogius, tells the story of an unfairly forgotten Polish alchemist.

WARNING - There will be smoke, bright flashes and loud bangs!

The lecture is for all ages (>8), but not suitable for those with a nervous disposition.

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Venue and Contact

Cambridge University

Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre
Dept of Chemistry
Lensfield Road

Communications Team

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7598 1513

Email: communications@soci.org

Free admission. No tickets - so come early to get a good seat. Doors open at 18:30. Please contact organisers if you are bringing a large party (>10).

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For more information, please contact:
John Wilkins 
E: John.Wilkins@mologic.co.uk

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