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British Science Week 2018 - Events in Portsmouth

Published: 12th March 2018 17:24

Celebrating British Science Week in Portsmouth

Mon 12th March to Sun 18th March    12 – 4 pm FREE

Science Week at the Mary Rose

The Mary Rose is taking part in Science Week. Come and learn how the Mary Rose is being looked after by our conservation team with our Meet the Expert sessions!
The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Admission is free, please check their website for more information​

 Tues 13th March   6 – 8 pm FREE – Book in advance

Launch of the Portsmouth R-user group

The R language is an open source environment for statistical computing and graphics. The meeting is sponsored by Mango Business Solutions.
University of Portsmouth, Lion Gate Building, Room 0.08, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 3HF. Free but reservation required on Eventbrite​

or call 023 9283 3757.

Tues 13th March   6 – 10 pm FREE – Book in advance

Film Screening and talk: Bugs

Courtesy of Portsmouth Film Society we will be showing a movie called ‘Bugs’.  After the film, we will have a short talk by The Bug Shack all about edible insects and how they can be a sustainable source of protein.
The Southsea Village, 81 Palmerston Rd, Portsmouth, Southsea PO5 3PP. Admission is free, but please book a place on Eventbrite

Wed 14th March   6 – 7 pm FREE – Book in advance

Gone with the Wind: How fossil pollen records past climates

An inaugural lecture by Annette E. Götz, Professor of Palaeontology, University of Portsmouth. Annette will show how the study of fossil pollen serves to understand past climates.
University of Portsmouth, Park Building, King Henry I Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DZ. Admission is free, but please book a place on Eventbrite

or call 023 9284 3757.

Wed 14th March   6 – 8 pm FREE – Book in advance

The Mary Rose: Science behind the Conservation

Hear from David Pearson, Conservation Manager at the Mary Rose and part of the team preserving one of the largest Tudor collection in the world.

Admission is free, but please book a place on Eventbrite

​Wed 14 March - 7 - 9 pm FREE ​

Where do Space Missions come from?

by ​Neil Bowles, University of Oxford

Joint lecture ​of the Portsmouth and District Physical Society and ​IET Solent Young Professionals
Lecture Theatre 1, Richmond Building, University of Portsmouth, Portland Street, Portsmouth PO1 3DE. Please be seated by 6.55pm. ​

Thur 15th March   7 – 9 pm FREE – Book in advance

Extra Café Sci talk: How are we exploring the Universe's past

Join Dr Violeta Gonzalez-Perez from the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth will talk about the ongoing quest to understand what the Universe is made of and how it evolves.  In particular – lantern-like, very bright galaxies.
Park View Continental Cafe Bar, 1 Landport Terrace, Portsmouth. Admission is free but places are limited, so please reserve your place on Eventbrite

​Wed 21 March    6 - 7 pm FREE - Book in advance

Flush and forget: sewage, SuDS, drugs and fast food

Inaugural lecture by John Williams, Professor of Environmental Technology, University of Portsmouth, where he will examine wastewater treatment, fat in sewers and urban drainage. He will consider how poor public awareness leads to abuse of vital infrastructure and how natural processes, especially the use of plants, provide sustainable solutions for pollution remediation. Expect engineering, science and definitely a bit of YUK!
University of Portsmouth, Portland Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth PO1 3AH
Admission is free, but please book a place on Eventbrite
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