Cafe Scientifique Past Talks

Monday 11th March 2019
“Turbulent Clouds: Troublemakers in weather and climate models

By Steven Boeing


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Monday 11th February 2019
Heart Rate in Heart Failure – a new approach

By Klaus Witte


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Monday 14th January 2019
The Origin of the Highest Energy Cosmic Rays … Discovered at last?

By Alan Watson


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Monday 10th December 2018
“Seasonal Science Bites:

Star of Bethlehem: What was it?
+ A Christmas Light Talk + Science Quiz
+ Mulled wine and mince pies”
By Dave Webb and Paul Marchant


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Monday 12th November 2019
“Burning through our Budget – how long until 1.5oC?”

By Chris Smith


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Monday 8th October 2018
“Mapping the World – Influential Maps and how they have Shaped Our Views”

By Aidan Liggins
(in conjunction with Headingley Festival of Ideas)


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Monday 10th September 2018
“Time is Brain – New Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis”

By Helen Ford


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Monday 19th July 2018
“Waste in Leeds: The Problems and Solutions”

By Gush Bambhrah


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Monday 11th June 2018
“Health Research with Children in Leeds: Protecting Our Future”

By Adam Glaser and Julie Evans


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Monday 14th May 2018
“Science, Cartooning and Art”

By Darryl Cunningham


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Monday 9th April 2018
“Examining the Case for Drugs & Medical Treatments in the NHS”

By Tom Patton


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Monday 12th March 2018
“From Frankenstein to Heinz Beans:

how the weather has shaped out world”
By Kate Ravilious


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Monday 12th February 2018
“Mathematics: Invented, Discovered or Neither?”

By Jack Woods, Simon Hewitt and Rob Knowles



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Monday 8th January 2018
“Use it or Lose it! – Ruminations on feed utilisation efficency in livestock”

By Henry Greathead



Poster

Use it or lose it! (slides)
Use it or lose it! (notes)

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Monday 11th December 2017
“Your role in the Future Energy System”

By Matt Fawcett and Ben Aylott



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Monday 13th November 2017
“The Biology of Birds”

By Linda Jenkinson



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Monday 9th October 2017
“Predicting and Preventing Autoimmune Disease – the Ultimate Panacea”

By Paul Emery and Kulveer Mankia



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Monday 11th September 2017
“Going Dutch? – Transport for a Sustainable World”

By Robin Lovelace



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Monday 10th July 2017
“UK Nuclear Waste Policy”

By Matthew Cotton



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Monday 12th June 2017
“Top 10 ways Astronomers control your life”

By Brad Gibson



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Monday 8th May 2017
“Vehicle Emissions”

By James Tate

(part of and in conjunction with Headingley Festival of Ideas)


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Monday 10th April 2017
“Monitoring the Chernobyl Disaster using Lichens”

By Mark Seaward



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Monday 13th March 2017
“Strange Encounters: Paranoia and British Science Fiction Cinema”

By Robert Shail

(Part of and in conjunction with Headingley Literature Festival)


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Monday 13th February 2017
“The Peculiarities of Pain and its Management”

By Mark Johnson



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Monday 9th January 2017
“Mending Broken Hearts”

By John Greenwood



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Monday 12th December 2016
“William Gascoigne (1612-44), Leeds Astronomer”

Or, How a Spider put Leeds at the Forefront of the Scientific Revolution
By David Sellers



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Monday 14th November 2016
“Detection of Astrophysical Neutrinos at the South Pole”

By Alan Watson



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Monday 10th October 2016
“Growing Mini-Brains to Help Understand Cancer”

By Ryan Mathew



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Monday 12th September 2016
“The mobility Transformation: time for a change”

By John Whitelegg



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Monday 11th July 2016
“Climate Change and Rocky Coasts”

By Sue Hull



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Monday 13th June 2016
“Climate Change and Rocky Coasts”

By Kat Arney



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