Buxton & District

Information from previous meetings

The following is a list of almost all previous talks and events with notes accompanying some of them. PowerPoint presentations and some other documents have been removed. Please email the group leader if you have any questions.

Date TopicLeader, notes or linkLink or reference
21 Jun 2019Aesop's Medical FablesMarion OvertonAesop talk Aesop slides
17 May 2019150 years of the Periodic TableDavid Hedley150 years
15 Mar 2019The B-tree IndexRon PriceB-tree index
15 Feb 2019The Placebo EffectMarge RosePlacebo Effect
18 Jan 2019RelativityBrian PowlingRelativity
27 Nov 2018Vital Earth trip Vital Earth
16 Nov 2018Bipedal LocomotionNick AllenBipedal Locomotion
19 Oct 2018Tourism & TechnoloySimon RogersonTourism
21 Sep 2018Astro navigationJohn NewtonNavigation
17 Aug 2018Climate in PerspectiveKeith GordonClimate2
20 Jul 2018Machine LearningTim YatesMachine Learning
15 Jun 2018Fits, Faints & FallsMarion Overton3FPPt 3FDOC
20 Apr 2018IsomerismLinda EstruchIsomerism
16 Mar 2018PlasticsAndy GilbertPlastics
16 Feb 2018AlgorithmsSimon RogersonAlgorithms
19 Jan 2018Philosophy of ScienceBrian PowlingPhilosophy1
17 Nov 2017Chaotic Fun with FractalsPeter SmithFractals
20 Oct 2017Which drug's best for that cancer? Hare-brained idea to lab testPeter CrowtherPrivate YouTube video available - contact group leader
15 Sep 2017Nuclear Fusion - Free Energy for AllJohn EstruchNotes not available
18-Aug-2017Cancer - preventable? - A death sentence?Marion OvertonCancer - preventable?Cancer - preventable - PP (amended)
21-Jul-2017MicrobiomeBrian PowlingMissing Microbes by Martin Blaser
16-Jun-2017Memories of a Big Electronic BrainJohn CrowtherBig Electronic Brain
21-Apr-2017Physics of RadiotherapyPeter WilliamsRadiotherapy
17-Mar-2017A Brief History of the UniverseNigel SangsterUniverse
17-Feb-2017How aeroplanes flyKen HarveyAeroplanes
20-Jan-2017Epigenetics 2Brian PowlingEpigenetics 2
16-Dec-2016Christmas PartyMarge RoseChristmas 2016
18-Nov-2016Science of Bread MakingAnn ClarkBread Making
21-Oct-2016The Aquatic Ape TheoryDave RoseAquatic Ape
27-Sep-2016Trip to the World of GlassReportWorld of Glass
16-Sep-2016ForensicsJon WrightForensics
15-Apr-2016A Perspective on ClimateKeith GordonClimate talk
18-Mar-2016My favourite elementVarious speakersMy favourite element Awe of Iron
19-Feb-2016Evidence for EvolutionMarge & Dave RoseNotes on Evolution
15-Jan-2016Are two hemispheres better than one?Ruth WebsterAging Brain
18-Dec-2015Informal partyGroup membersChristmas 2015
20-Nov-2015EpigeneticsBrian PowlingThe Epigenetics Revolution by Nessa Carey
15-Oct-2015Applying Maths to the New TestamentNotes by Ron PriceNotes on Applying Maths to the NT
18-Sep-2015Alternative EnergyPeter Williams
21-Aug-2015Trip to the Space CentreLeicesterTrip to Space Centre
17-Jul-2015BotanyElaine Radford
19-Jun-2015Where did I put my glasses?Marion OvertonNotes on Dementia
15-May-2015Why are snowflakes hexagons?Michael WharmbyStructure of Water
17-Apr-2015Buxton Brewery TripNotes on the tripBuxton Brewery
20-Mar-2015Ageing and the EyeNorma Ayres
20-Feb-2015Science 50 years onMike MonaghanScience 50 years on
16-Jan-2015What is yellow?John Estruch
21-Nov-2014The Longitude PrizeSimon Rogerson
17-Oct-2014Scientific theoryBrian Powling (Notes by Simon Rogerson)Scientific theory
19-Sep-2014Mathematical CuriositiesPeter Williams
Math Curiosities Math Curiosities
15-Aug-2014Meeting cancelled ---------------due to non-availability of meeting room
20-Jun-2014Tropical Seas, Deltas & SwampsAnn WebbTropical Seas
16-May-2014Twins and Multiple BirthsMarion Overton
11-Apr-2014FrackingCharles JollyFracking
21-Feb-2014A Short History of Photographic Processes - up to 1900Mike Ware
Photo history Photo history
20-Dec-2013Sub-atomic particles (and anti-particles)John Estruch
16-Nov-2013Trip to Fab LabReport and photosFab Lab trip - 16th November 2013
15-Nov-2013Graphene - the wonder productAnn Clark & Linda Estruch
Graphene Part 1Graphene Part 1
Graphene Part 2Graphene Part 2
Graphene Part 3Graphene Part 3
Graphene Part 4Graphene Part 4
18-Oct-2013Genetic Engineers never dieJohn Walsh
Genetic Engineers-part 1Genetic Engineers-part 1
Genetic Engineers-part 2Genetic Engineers-part 2
20-Sep-2013Vaccinations and ImmunisationsMarion Overton
16-Aug-2013Radiation ProtectionMarge Rose
21-Jun-2013Drug DevelopmentAngela Milne
17 May 2013Nuclear FissionJohn Estruch
19 Apr 2013History of ElectronicsDavid Hedley
15 Mar 2013Visit to Jodrell BankPictures from the visitJodrell Bank trip 15th March 2013
15 Feb 2013Mobile TechnologySimon Rogerson
18 Jan 2013The Lifecycle of starsNigel Sangster's presentation
21 Dec 20123D Printers - Viv DoyleOn-line information on 3D printers
Chocolate face sculptures created using 3D printing3D chocolate printer
16 Nov 2012Medical ScannersMarge Rose
Man in supposed vegetative state communicates via MRI scannerMRI used to communicate
19 Oct 2012Higgs BosonJohn Estruch
Another attempt to describe the Higgs BosonHowStuffWorks.com
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC)LHC

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