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Warning! Science Inside! August 12, 2008

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The BA Festival of Science: 6-11 September 2008

The British Association for the Advancement of Science (BA) Festival of Science is coming to Liverpool from 6-11 September. It will bring over 350 of the UK’s top scientists and engineers to discuss the latest developments in science with the public. There will be around 200 events to chose from, taking place at the University of Liverpool and across the city as part of the European Capital of Culture 2008 celebrations.

Showcasing and debating the latest most topical and challenging scientific issues of our time, the BA Festival of Science will no doubt hold the interest of many more people than just the science elite.

You could enjoy some unique science street theatre from the Science Butlers and find out about the science of superheroes, or delve deep into the impact of climate change on our planet. Plus much much more.

The event is massive for the Capital of Culture year. It will attract many visitors to the city to see the many events, including celebrities Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Adam Hart-Davis come together with leading academics to address the public.

Find out more about what’s on on the Festival of Science website.

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Free Technology Seminar from Grant Thornton February 25, 2008

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Grant Thornton invites you to the first in a series of seminars addressing issues facing local science and technology businesses on Thursday 6 March.

The event will be delivered by a team of experts from the world of venture capital, intellectual property law and taxation, each focusing on technology-related subjects in their field.

Venue:
The Heath Business & Technical Park
Runcorn
Cheshire
WA7 4QX

Speakers for the morning will be:

Kevin Engel – Partner, Grant Thornton

Simon Cleaver – Yorkshire Fund Managers

Robert Adams – Tax Manager, Grant Thornton

Laurence Pritchard – Partner, DWF Solicitors

Alicia McCaffery – Solicitor, DWF Solicitors

Timings

8.45am Arrival and registration

9.30am Introduction

9.40am Fundraising – How, when and where?

10.40am Coffee break11.00am R&D Tax Credits

11.30am Protecting your intellectual property

12.00pm Questions and answers

12.30pm Close and lunch

To attend RSVP Ruth Pearson, Events Executive on 0161 953 6346

Industry Connect – Support For Small Science Companies December 11, 2007

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5:30pm, Wednesday 16 January 2008
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Liverpool

This networking event is for anyone either involved in the small science business community or thinking of starting a company.

Attendance is free and online registration is available.

Presentations:

Steve Rannard
Co-founder, IOTA Nanosolutions

Mersey Skills Network

This event is presented in association with the Centre For Materials Discovery, Chemistry Innovation and Chemicals North West.

Find out more and book online at www.rsc.org/industryconnect
Registered Charity Number 207890