The Society's Aims:

Fostering an awareness of the developments in Science and Technology in the wider community in and around Cirencester

Lecture Programme

The CSTS is pleased to present its programme of lectures.   To view all lectures, click the 'Search' button in the left margin.

Click the title of a talk to read its synopsis, if one is available.

All lectures start at 7:30pm unless stated otherwise; it is advisable to be there by 7:15 to get a good seat!

Venues:  RAU = Royal Agricultural University, Sir Emrys Jones Lecture Hall      

              Ashcroft = the Ashcroft Centre

For directions to venues, see the Members' Area

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Date Title (click for
summary)
Speaker Venue Note
Wednesday
12_09_2018
Fiat Lux – Using Light to Treat Disease Professor Hugh Barr, Gloucester Royal Hospital & Cranfield University RAU
Wednesday
10_10_2018
The Great Western Electrification– the Biggest Change Since Brunel Jill Poynton B.Eng.PgD, Senior Sponsor, Electrification, Network Rail RAU
Wednesday
14_11_2018
Silk – Its Source, Chemistry and Uses for the Benefit of Humanity Prof. Fritz Volrath, Professor of Zoology, Oxford University RAU
Wednesday
12_12_2018
Metals in Medicine – the Use of Stents Derek Edwards RAU
Wednesday
09_01_2019
The Rosetta Mission, the Link Between Science and Technology Dr. Andrew Morse, Open University RAU
Wednesday
13_02_2019
Improving the Nutritional Value of Staple Foods Speaker TBA, British Research Institute, Chipping Campden RAU
Wednesday
13_03_2019
Waiting for the Spring – Can Plants Contribute to Today’s Healthcare? Prof. Michael Heinrich, Professor of Pharmacology, UCL London RAU
Wednesday
10_04_2019
The Cheltenham Branch of Mr. Brunel’s Great West Railway Colin Maggs, Railway Historian and Author RAU
Wednesday
08_05_2019
The Blockchain and Crypto-Currencies - Everybody’s Heard of Them, but How do They Work? Prof. Andrei Kirilenko, Imperial College Business School RAU
Wednesday
12_06_2019
Flying and Sailing for a Living John Mc William (CSTS Member) RAU