7 November 2013

Fireworks Lecture - Spectacular Chemistry Demonstration

Organised by:

SCI Cambridge & Great Eastern Region, RSC Mid-Anglia Section & CU ChemSoc


Registration Closed

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The Science of Fireworks and Explosives – Spectacular Chemistry Demonstration Lecture
Prof Chris Bishop (Microsoft Research Cambridge)

This exciting family lecture will be packed with around 30 spectacular demonstrations illustrating the fascinating science behind fireworks, pyrotechnics, and explosives.

Warning: loud bangs, bright flashes, and some smoke. Ages 8 upwards.

Professor Chris Bishop FREng FRSE , Distinguished Scientists at Microsoft Research, presented the 2008 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures. He has won the Edinburgh University Tam Dalyell prize for excellence in engaging the public with science, and the Rooke Medal for public engagement from the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Free admission. Open to the public. Suitable for GCSE students. No tickets, so arrive early to get a good seat.

Please contact organisers if you are bringing a large party (>10).

Dummy fireworks kindly donated by Jordan’s Fireworks - www.jordansfireworks.co.uk

Accessibility Grants

SCI accessibility grants are available to support SCI members with disabilities, long term health conditions, those who require a carer, and members who are nursing parents to attend SCI events. Download an application form to apply for a grant.

Venue and Contact

Bristol Myers Squibb

Bristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

John O’Toole

Tel: 01223 894174

Email: john.otoole9@btopenworld.com

Booking Process/Deadlines

Booking terms and conditions

CPD Info

SCI Members attending this meeting are able to claim CPD points.

Accredited cpd Centre - The CPD Standards Office - CPD Provider 41057 - www.cpdstandards.com

Additional Info
7 November 2013, 19:00-20:00