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January 2020

Fire and Fury in Iceland: Tracking Molten Rock from Deep in the Earth to Eruption at the Surface

January 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk
Leicester, LE1 7EA United Kingdom
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To be given by Professor Bob White FRS Professor of Geophysics, Bullard Laboratories, Cambridge Joint lecture with the Geology Section Volcanic eruptions in Iceland have fascinated writers for centuries. In 1775 Benjamin Franklin correctly identified the cause of the terrible weather that summer in Europe as caused by an eruption in Iceland, which turned out to be the biggest known historic eruption. In 1864 Jules Verne based his ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’ on a presumed volcanic conduit…

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February 2020

Who is Tom Crawford? Why Did He Stop Paying His Mortgage? And What Does His Story Tell Us About the Future Role of Local Media?

February 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk
Leicester, LE1 7EA United Kingdom
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The Leicester Mercury Media Lecture To be given by Mr Mike Sassi, Editor of Nottingham Post The lecture will highlight the fact that although local newspaper circulations may have diminished, readership of their websites is increasing rapidly. At least part of that increase is due to the fact that their brands are still trusted - which is why they can perform a valuable service for the communities that they serve. To be held at the New Walk Museum

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Mendeleev’s Gift to Education (and to me)

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk
Leicester, LE1 7EA United Kingdom
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Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff CBE FRSResearch Professor in ChemistryUniversity of Nottingham Sponsored by Royal Society of Chemistry To be held at the New Walk Museum:

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March 2020

Wildlife Recording in a Changing Environment

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk
Leicester, LE1 7EA United Kingdom
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To be given by Mr Brian EvershamCEO, Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Joint lecture with the Natural History Section Photo: John Tinning Photo: John Tinning Photo: John Tinning To be held at the New Walk Museum:

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An approach to the Principles of Medical Ethics

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk
Leicester, LE1 7EA United Kingdom
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To be given byProfessor Raanan GillonProfessor Emeritus of Ethics Imperial College London, Chairman of the Institute of Medical Ethics, President of the British Medical Association Sponsored by De Montfort University To be held at the New Walk Museum:

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April 2020

Annual General Meeting

April 27 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk
Leicester, LE1 7EA United Kingdom
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(NB 6.45 start) Followed by a Recital by The Bardi Wind Soloists, Conductor David CalowWine will be served in the interval The Bardi Wind Soloists at the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery To be held at the New Walk Museum:

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