Dr Ray Galvin talks about ways that our houses lose heat. He suggests that we might look at dehumidifiers and heat pumps to reduce our energy bill. Stuart Dye from Granta Design explains how they help engineers choose materials to make a product.
Nicola Terry discusses research showing that GCSE results take a dip in years with football tournaments.
Roger Frost discovers that methane gas can be extracted from underground rocks and enthuses over a BBC TV program called ‘To boldly go’
- ‘The Science of Viruses and Making Science Viral’ – a Skeptics in the pub talk by professor Stephen Curry. Tuesday 24th January, at the Maypole pub. http://cambridge.skepticsinthepub.org/
- ‘The good news about climate change’ – workshop by Danny Chivers. Monday 30th January at the Friends Meeting House in Jesus Lane 7.30 pm. http://www.talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/34487
- Maths in the City a workshop by Rachel Thomas from Cambridge University. Tuesday 31 January Centre for Mathematical Sciences in Madingley Road on Tuesday 31st at 5.30pm. http://www.talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/34984
- ‘Sustainable Materials – with both eyes open’ – a talk by Dr. Julian Allwood. Wednesday 1 Feb at 6pm at the Cambridge University Engineering Department.
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