RSC Belgium Forthcoming Events

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2018 Programme

Friday 23 February 2018 - An Evening with Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff 
RSC Belgium has great pleasure to invite you to 'An evening with Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff'. Sir Martyn, the originator of the Periodic Table of Videos, will join us for a Café Chimique-style event with a 30 minute talk and then open questions. The venue is the British School of Brussels and this event will be free for all.

Sir Martyn Poliakoff CBE FRS FREng studied at King's College, Cambridge, gaining his Ph.D. in 1973 on the Matrix Isolation of Large Molecules. Following time at the University of Newcastle he joined Nottingham University in 1979. He is Honorary Professor of Chemistry at Moscow State University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the RSC and the IChemE and was awarded CBE in 2008 for "Services to Sciences", and knighted in 2015 for "Services to the Chemical Sciences". He was Foreign Secretary and Vice-President of the Royal Society from 2011 to 2016.

His research interests are focused on supercritical fluids, continuous reactions and their applications to Green Chemistry. Watch the Periodic Table live. More information here. 

Registration is now open.

Thursday 22 March 2018 - CRISPR with Prof Bernard Hallett
This rearranged lecture will now take place on the evening of 22 March at BSB.

14 - 16 May 2018 - A Pint of Science comes to Belgium**
The world's largest science festival is coming to Belgium! Pint of Science is an annual science festival that takes place every May and brings researchers to your local pub to show you the latest happenings in the world of science. In 2017, the festival held 574 events across 10 countries, involving over 80.000 attendees.

This year the festival will be held simultaneously in 19 countries, including Belgium (for the first time!). The perfect opportunity for you to meet the men and women shaping the science of tomorrow.  Events are planned in venues across the country. Come and have a drink with them! More information here.

More information on RSC Belgium
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** Indicates an event not organised by RSC Belgium.