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OPEN LECTURES: Curating medicine, cities, and chemistry at Christmas

Posted on 29 November 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.

Why and how is our DNA woven into chromosomes?
Monday 2 December 2019
Join the Department of Biology for a fascinating York Biology Lecture on DNA.

Putting the history of medicine at the heart of the Science Museum: Curating the new medicine galleries
Tuesday 3 December 2019
Selina Hurley talks about one of the most significant medicine collections in the world at the Science Museum.

Chemistry at Christmas: Family demonstration lecture
Tuesday 3 December 2019
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.

The urban challenge: Making cities that work
Wednesday 4 December 2019
This public lecture will look at the economics that underpins city performance and discuss the policy challenges that cities face.

Wonders on Wednesday: Week 6 – Christmas
Wednesday 4 December 2019
Join expert Library and Archives staff for a look through our Christmas related collections.

Valuation in health economics: Reflections of a UK health economist… and patient
Thursday 5 December 2019
Valuing benefits represents one of the greatest challenges facing health economists.

Flood recovery and community impact: Tadcaster to Grinton
Thursday 5 December 2019
Following the flood damage to Tadcaster Bridge and later flood damage in Swaledale, David will explain the measures taken to repair the bridges and reinstate the highway.

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