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Oct
7
Sat
10:00 am University Open Day @ University of Leeds
University Open Day @ University of Leeds
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
University Open Day @ University of Leeds | Leeds | United Kingdom
A variety of activities will be taking place on our open days, including drop in sessions, taster lectures, tours and talks. They are a chance to learn more about the courses available, meet staff and students, explore the campus and visit university facilities. For further details, including how to book your place, please see here.  
Oct
11
Wed
2:00 pm Analysis and Spectroscopy Workshop @ University of Leeds
Analysis and Spectroscopy Workshop @ University of Leeds
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this workshop, Y12 chemistry A level students work in groups to identify a common painkiller using melting point, thin layer chromatography and infrared (IR) spectroscopy. This is followed by a detailed analysis of the IR and NMR spectra. Other techniques may be covered on request.
7:30 pm Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how ... @ MALL 1, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how ... @ MALL 1, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
2016 saw the RHS Chelsea Flower Show feature a Mathematics Garden and whilst I didn’t go and see it, the articles about it that I read caused me to explore a little. The talk and activities therein won’t improve your garden but it might add something to your mathematical diet.
Oct
16
Mon
6:30 pm A Fortunate Universe – Institute... @ Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
A Fortunate Universe – Institute... @ Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm
Prof Geraint F Lewis and Dr Luke Barnes, University of Sydney Over the last forty years, scientists have uncovered evidence that if the Universe had been forged with even slightly different properties, life as we know it – and life as we can imagine it – would be impossible. Join us on a journey through how we understand the Universe, from its most basic particles and forces, to planets, stars and galaxies, and back through cosmic history to the birth of the cosmos, to the conclusion that we truly live in a fortunate universe. “Geraint and Luke take you on a tour of the Cosmos in all of its glory, and all of its mystery. You will see that humanity appears to be part of a remarkable set of circumstances involving a special time around a special planet, which orbits a special star, all within a specially constructed Universe. It is these set of conditions that have allowed humans to ponder our place in space and time. I have no idea why we are here, but I do know the Universe is beautiful. A Fortunate Universe captures the mysterious beauty of the Cosmos in a way that all can share.” Brian Schmidt, Nobel Laureate in Physics

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