RSC Belgium Forthcoming Events

This page acts as a handy aide-memoire for forthcoming RSC Belgium events and activities. We also post information on interesting events notified to us by colleagues in the Belgian chemical community. Why not bookmark this page to ensure you know what is happening and when?

27 September 2016 - 'Stand-up Science' Dr Jack Heal at the British School of Brussels from 7:30
A post-doc researcher from Bristol University, Dr Jack Heal combines science and stand-up comedy and has starred at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His performance will answer the question: Do Scientists Dream of Synthetic Sheep? And much more!

This event will also feature prize-giving for the top scorers in our 2016 Chemistry Challenge (you can see the prize winners from 2015 here) ! The event is free to all, however there will be the opportunity to contribute to a charity that Dr Jack supports: the 'Against Malaria Foundation' that helps protect people against malaria by supplying and distributing insecticidal nets. You can also donate directly to the charity via this web page. The venue for this event will be the Ruebens Hall at BSB.

20 October 2016 - Prof Dominic Tildesley (details tbc)
Our past RSC president will talk about 'Modelling: the adventures of a young chemist'

23 October 2016 - Chemistry for the World of Tomorrow - Solvay Institutes Public Event**
The International Solvay Institutes will hold their annual public event on Sunday 23 October 2016 afternoon at the Flagey Studios in Brussels with the theme ‘‘Chemistry for the World of Tomorrow’’. There will be two featured lectures 'Green Chemistry for Sustainable Development' by Professor Robert Grubbs (Caltech), 2005 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, and 'The Art of Building Small' by Professor Ben Feringa (Groningen) 2015 Laureate of the Solvay Prize followed by a panel discussion of distinguished scientists led by Professor Kurt W├╝thrich (ETH and Scripps Institute), 2002 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry. The event is free but participants are requested to register. Registration will be open at the beginning of September on the Solvay Institutes website.

18 November 2016 - UCL LLN Evening event (details tbc)

More information on RSC Belgium
You can also find out about RSC Belgium activities via our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter! To get in contact with the section for more details of forthcoming events, or if you have an idea for a future event, please contact the section via the RSC Belgium email address.

** Indicates an event not organised by RSC Belgium.