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Events near you: Thursday, 25 October, 2012

Breed: The British and their dogs
Saturday, 6 October, 2012 - 10:00 to Thursday, 14 March, 2013 - 17:00
Manchester Museum

The history of the British Isles and its inhabitants, both human and canine, has long been entwined. Breed reveals the enduring and affectionate relationship between the British people and their dogs and explores the very beginnings of pedigree dog breeding in Britain.

British Science Association West Midlands Branch prestige lecture and AGM
Thursday, 25 October, 2012 - 18:30 to 21:00

The cancer revolution: from stem cells to personalized medicine

The West Midlands Branch is holding its followed by the annual prestige lecture at 7.00pm. This year’s speaker is Professor Lawrence Young, Pro-vice Chancellor and Head of Medical Sciences at the University of Birmingham. Professor Young's talk will focus on how our understanding of cancer has developed over the last decade and in particular how the latest technologies and therapies are being applied to this family of diverse diseases, as well as a glimpse of what the future may hold.