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Public Health England, CRCE Seminar

January 24, 2020

11:00 am

- 12:00 am

Chemical & Enviromental Hazards
Centre For Radiation
Didcot
OX11 0RQ

Professor James Naismith, Rosalind Franklin Institute, will present Electrifying Life Sciences

The talk will have two components. In the first part the use of protein engineering will be discussed in creating a new class of hybrid macrocycles. In the second part, the talk will focus on the Rosalind Franklin Institute and what it will do for the UK.

The UK Magnetics Society Seminar – Magnetics for space applications

January 29, 2020

10:00 am

- 5:00 pm

The UK Magnetics Society is hosting a seminar on aspects of magnetics for space applications.

The space sector is a rapidly growing market with unique requirements for high-quality manufacturing and magnetic measurements.

This seminar will focus on magnetic challenges and considerations in the design and manufacture of spacecraft, as well as the role of magnetics in space applications and missions. Speakers from industry and academia will cover subjects including magnetic cleanliness, attitude control and propulsion systems, in addition to talks on magnetic aspects of the JUICE, SWARM and Solar Orbiter missions.

For more information and registration please visit https://ukmagsoc.org/events/magnetics-in-space/

Connect Harwell Nxt Gen: New Year Health Kick!

January 30, 2020

11:00 am

- 12:00 pm

Pierreponts Cafe
Becquerel Ave
OX11 0RA

Have you over indulged this holiday – perhaps a few too many mince pies? Have you returned to work with an ambition to meet new people and absorb all that Harwell Campus has to offer? How about you join us at the Connect Harwell Nxt Gen New Year Health Kick for an informal networking session plus discounted healthy refreshments.

This Connect Harwell Nxt Gen event is a drop in, open to all, hour long session ideal for placement students or interns based on Harwell Campus and are keen to meet like minded folk. Students, early career and young professionals are also most welcome to attend. Come along and you never know who you might connect with!

Pierreponts are kindly offering an amazing range of heathly juices and smoothies at a 20% discount for all those who register and attend the event. Other refreshements and snacks are also available to purchase from the cafe.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Connect Harwell Nxt Gen is a multi-disciplinary programme for early-career professionals and students at Harwell Campus. Through the programme we aim to signpost and organise events and opportunities to support your integration into Harwell Campus life.

The Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Lecture

January 30, 2020

3:00 pm

- 4:00 pm

Pickavance Lecture Theatre
Harwell
Didcot
OX11 0QX

Professor Stuart Eves of the British Interplanetary Society will give a RAL Lecture on Thursday 30th January 2020 Refreshments available from 14:30, Lecture will commence at 15:00

William Herschel and the Rings of Uranus

It is generally believed that the ring system around the planet Uranus was discovered during an occultation experiment in 1977.

Remarkably, however, the first possible observations of a ring around Uranus were reported some 180 years earlier, in a paper which William Herschel presented to the Royal Society in December 1797.

In later papers, even Herschel himself questioned the veracity of his own observations, but in the light of various recent discoveries, it is suggested that his earlier claims should be re-evaluated.

This talk will present the observational evidence, and then discuss various mechanisms which may explain how Herschel was potentially able to observe the rings when later observers could not.

Stargazing Friday

January 31, 2020

5:30 pm

- 8:30 pm

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Harwell Oxford

Didcot

OX11 0QX

A date for your diary!  On Friday 31 January we are hosting Stargazing at RAL.  There will be a whole host of things to do from walking round our workshops, to getting your face painted, to stargazing (weather permitting!) and planetarium shows.  Fun for all the family!

Booking will open on Friday 17 January – tickets are claimed very quickly, so do book early!

Connect Harwell Seminar: ‘Brexit Reality Bytes… the Impact on your Data Protection’

February 4, 2020

10:00 am

- 11:00 am

Harwell connect logo yellow lrg 300x244 - Connect Harwell Seminar: 'Brexit Reality Bytes… the Impact on your Data Protection'European Space Agency, Fermi Avenue | Harwell Campus | United Kingdom, OX11 0FD

You are invited to attend this unique seminar opportunity ideal for making connections in a relaxed and informal environment.

Join Databasix and the Connect Harwell team to explore how they could help support your business development and growth during an interactive one hour seminar providing you with the following practical steps:

  • that you need to follow to ensure that you can continue to receive and use personal data from your European clients / stakeholders
  • that enable you to demonstrate you are compliant with both European and UK data protection laws.

There will also be a Q&A and networking opportunity to engage with the business experts and fellow delegates over light refreshments.

This is an open-to-all event, so feel free to pass this invitation on to any colleagues or contacts you think would benefit from the session.

The purpose of the Seminars is to share expertise around a key topic during regular, hour-long, value-added events for Harwell Campus organisations and Greater Oxfordshire. Delegates will increase their knowledge and have the opportunity to interact with experts from across a wide range of value-added and technical subjects.

We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

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