11th March 2005
Science Week 2005 is under way and the
six local schools will be visiting
The youngsters will look at just some of the applications of science, including fingerprint taking, using facial recognition (e-fit) software and looking at the mechanical design of natural substances such as antlers, feathers and starfish.
“During our sessions, to gain an insight into how animal welfare might be studied, the pupils will act as guinea pigs to see how they respond to both pleasant and challenging situations,” said Professor Stephen Hall, Head of Biological Science.
adult audience a lecture on ‘The Colourful World of Forensic Science’ will take
place on Wednesday evening (16th March) at the Brayford Pool campus.
Registration and refreshments will be available from 5.30pm in the
The talk begins at 6pm and is the inaugural lecture by Professor Peter White, Head of Forensic and Biomedical Sciences at the university. Professor White will offer an insight into how forensic science makes use of colour to detect non-coloured materials such as drugs, DNA and gun shot residue.
Science Week takes place each March and aims to celebrate science and its
importance to our lives, providing an opportunity for people of all ages
schools are the
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