5 November 2015

Fireworks and Waterworks - Spectacular Chemistry Demonstration Lecture

Organised by:

SCI's Cambridge and Great Eastern Group & RSC

Lensfield Rd, Cambridge

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We are delighted to welcome back the inimitable Dr Andy Szydlo for this year's Bonfire Night spectacular Chemistry lecture (his 2014 Cambridge lecture was truly memorable!). He will dazzle, entertain and educate his audience with a series of spectacular science demonstrations. The purpose of the lecture will be to illustrate chemical and physical processes involving fire and liquids ('water'). The reactions themselves will be audibly and visually spectacular, but the fundamental purpose of the talk will be to explain the science behind the effects.

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 o

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.

f an unfairly forgotten Polish alchemist.
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Venue and Contact

Bristol Myers Squibb

Bristol Myers-Squibb lecture theatre 
Dept of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
Lensfield Rd, Cambridge, CB2 1EW.

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John O’Toole

+44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: john.otoole9@btopenworld.com

Free admission. No tickets - so come early to get a good seat. Doors open at 18:30

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Exhibition and Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. Please email conferences@soci.org for further information and prices. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.