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Group News

Bristol and South West members benefit from collaboration

Clifton suspension bridge Bristol

The Bristol and South West Group collaborates with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and British Science Association on a number of events in its annual programme; a strategy that creates a more useful regional networking opportunity for members.

Visits that cultivate knowledge

Wiltshire gardens

On 15 July 2009, the Horticulture Group joined the Bristol and South West Regional Group and the South West Growers Group for a visit to Home Covert Gardens and Arboretum.

Behind the Scenes at Bristol Museum

museum

The visit was not a simple walkabout, but a rare chance to experience the hard work that goes on behind the scenes at a large gallery.

Better Looking, better loving, better living

Dr John Emsley

Dr Emsley talked about how people are helped to look better, live longer and healthier and are relieved of suffering, by synthetic chemicals.

Nuclear developments in the UK

nuclear developments

Dr Nigel Knee of British Energy, and also a graduate of Bristol University, gave a fascinating and comprehensive lecture on the future of the nuclear power industry in the UK.

Chemistry and Forensic Science

Bristol students

On Monday, 26 January 2009 two young members of the Bristol and South West Regional Group Committee, Melanie Sapsford and Becki Scott presented the 2008-2009 School Lecture to 100 girls in Years 10-13 at Westonbirt School.

Bristol: The Last 300 Million Years Or So…a Look at the Geology of Bristol and the South-West

Clifton suspension bridge Bristol

The Bristol and South-West Regional Group were recently treated to a wonderful tour around the rocks and landscapes of the local area by Elizabeth Devon, who thoroughly entertained the 50-strong audience with a visual presentation par excellence.

SCI Seligman Fellowship Report - Prabhat Kumar Nema

Prabhat Kumar Nemawa was awarded a Seligman Travel Bursary in 2007, here he shares his experience visiting UK Universities and Research Organisations.

SCI Seligman Fellowship Report - Jatindra Kumar Sahu

Jatindra Kumar Sahu was awarded a Seligman Travel Bursary in 2007, here he shares his experience visiting UK Universities and Research Organisations.

SCI Seligman Fellowship Report - Pradeepta Sahoo

Pradeepta Sahoo  was awarded a Seligman Travel Bursary in 2006, here he shares his experience visiting UK Universities and Research Organisations.