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Monday, 30 January 2012

UCD Physics Distinguished Speaker Series


To celebrate Dublin's "City of Science" status, the UCD Department of Physics and the RDS have organised a brilliant series of lectures over the coming months to whet your science appetite. They are bringing  some of the world's leading physicists to speak in Dublin about the latest developments in their fields of research. Here are some of the highlights:
  • February 14th - Metamaterials & the Science of Invisibility - Prof John Pendry (Imperial College) - RDS Concert Hall 
  • March 20th - The Moon That Thinks it's a Planet - Prof John Zarnecki (Open University) - RDS Minerva Suite 
  • May 15th - Lasers in the Fast Lane - Prof William Sibbett (St. Andrew's) - RDS Concert Hall
  • May 22nd - The Biological Physics of Sickle Cell Anaemia - Prof William A Eaton (National Institute of Health, USA) - RDS Merrion Room
All the talks have a 6pm kick-off time and are suitable for students aged 12 years and older. All of the talks are free but pre-booking is essential. For more information about these talks - and the UCD Science Summer School - visit their website here.