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12 January 2019 Lego League Final

January 12, 2019

Harwell will be hosting the regional finals of the First Lego League, in partnership with National Instruments and Winchester Science Centre.  More information from visitral@stfc.ac.uk

The Wandering Kitchen – 16th January

January 16, 2019

11:30 am

- 2:00 pm

Ridgeway car park, Second Avenue, Harwell Campus, OX11 0QQ

This week’s Wandering Feast traders will be:

Feed Me Eat Me – Middle Eastern Wraps

Go Fish and Chips – Fish and Chips

Deux Chevaux Espresso – Speciality

17th January SpaceCakes

January 17, 2019

2:00 pm

- 3:00 pm

ESA BIC Innovation Lounge

R27 Atlas Building

OX11 0QX

SpaceCakes is a monthly informal networking and collaboration event for residents (both current and alumni) of the ESA BIC, Atlas Building, space community and ITAC tenants.

It is an ideal opportunity to share ideas, contacts and best practices as well as to identify possible areas for collaboration.

It is also a great opportunity to meet your neighbours!

18 January Talking Science Lecture

January 18, 2019

Pickavance Theatre, Harwell Campus at 1330 and again at 1900

Chemistry & Computers: Simulating the Machines of Life by William Glass, University of Oxford.

Proteins are responsible for the dynamics and responses of a cell
that underpin many processes of life. These molecular machines are
embedded in a thin membrane surrounding all cells that is composed
of a complex mixture of molecules called lipids. To investigate such
systems, I use computers to simulate how these proteins behave and
interact with each other. Using high-performance computer clusters to
simulate systems in both atomistic and coarse-grained detail we can
answer questions that aren’t accessible in a typical laboratory.
So, move from the lab bench to the computer desk and discover where
the fields of physics, chemistry and biology meet

19 January Saturday Coding

January 19, 2019

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus

Saturday Coding Club for young people aged 8-18, using arduinos and mindstorms as well as coding.  More information from visitral@stfc.ac.uk

22 January Faraday Challenge

January 22, 2019

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus

Six teams of six Year 8 students will visit RAL to take part in the Faraday Challenge, run by the IET.  They will be given an engineering challenge and have to design, prototype and present a solution as part of this national competition. More information from visitral@stfc.ac.uk

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