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Weekend Courses

13-15 December 2019
The frontiers of astronomy, 2019 Dr Robin Catchpole

10-12 January 2020
Fatal attraction, the darker side of plants Caroline Holmes

15-17 May 2020
The Scientific Revolution Piers Bursill-Hall

12-14 June 2020
Extinctions: crises in the history of life Dr Peter Sheldon

24-26 July 2020
Take three trees: Ash, Mountain Ash and Alder Dr Patrick Harding

Short Weekends

16-17 May 2020
Music and astronomy Timothy Watts and Dr Matthew Bothwell

Day Schools

29 March 2020
How will future electronics change the world? Dr Gwen Wyatt-Moon

27 June 2020
Herbal traditions for health Julie Dore, Schia Mitchell Sinclair and Beverley Meredith-Bailey


21 January 2020 - Morning
Visions of the future Dr Hugh Hunt & Dr Paul Coxon

21 January 2020 - Afternoon
Visions of the future Dr Gwenhivir Wyatt-Moon & Dr Lewis Owen

3 March 2020 - Morning
New materials shaping the future Dr Darshil Shah

3 March 2020 - Afternoon
New materials shaping the future Dr Luisa Pedro

2 June 2020 - Morning
Examining intelligence Dr Paul Elliot

2 June 2020 - Afternoon
Examining intelligence Dr Kanta Dihal & Dr James Grime

16 June 2020 - Morning
Antarctica uncovered Dr Bryan Lintott

16 June 2020 - Afternoon
Antarctica uncovered Dr Jon Shears

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