The Science Group talks and visits are open to every member of Knole. The talks are held on the first Thursday of the month from October to May at Sevenoaks Weald Memorial Hall by the village Green from 2.30 – 4.30 pm. There is reasonable parking by the hall with further parking in the roads around the Green. There will be a charge of £2 per meeting and refreshments will be provided. The group aims to raise awareness and discussion of a broad range of science and technology issues with talks from a mix of invited speakers and our own members.
Talks 2017 – 2018
|5 October 2017||Tony Clayton||Intellectual Property, Knowledge and Innovation
|2 November 2017||Pat Norris||How satellites prevented World War III during the Cold War – can they do so again?|
|7 December 2017||Dr Brian Marker||Mineral Dust – Its relevance to society
|4 January 2018||Group Members||Our Favourite Scientists|
|1 February 2018||Dr Stuart McDonald||Why is Cancer difficult to treat?|
|1 March 2018||Richard Gidman||Power generation efficiency
|5 April 2018||Dr Peter Dixon||What has the chemical industry ever done for us?
|3 May 2018||Dr Elisabeth Bradford||Exploring how social
communication changes across the lifespan