Yorkshire Philosophical Society Lecture
Hosted by the Department of Chemistry.
A colourful Christmas demonstration lecture filled with spectacular chemical changes. Highlights to include Charles’ law illustrated by helium filled balloons, home-made vanilla and brandy ice cream, and flaming methane bubbles.
Professor Sir John Holman
Professor Sir John Holman is a former secondary school headteacher and founded the National Science Learning Centre based at the University of York, where he is an Emeritus Professor of Chemistry. He also serves as senior education adviser to the Gatsby Foundation and is President of the Association for Science Education. From 2015 to 2018 John Holman was President of The Royal Society of Chemistry.