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Events near you: Monday, 3 December, 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.

 
Year 8 Science Club Bronze CREST Award Drive
Wednesday, 21 November, 2012 - 10:15 to Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 10:15
Mrs Clark's lab

Year 8 science club are going to attempt to complete one of the activities in the Genius Inventions pack to gain their Bronze CREST awards.

 
'Trust me, I'm a scientist': A panel discussion on scientists and public policy
Monday, 3 December, 2012 - 18:00 to 19:15
Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol

Culling badgers, building nuclear power stations or a Severn barrage, planting GM crops: we face these difficult decisions. As we try to find a way forward we call in the experts – scientists whose views we think of as impartial and unbiased. Publicly funded scientific research is inevitably influenced by Government priorities and scientific research continually raises questions about the viability of current policy. Meanwhile, funding bodies are increasingly committed to leading and directing research in the sciences, framing its questions and targeting funds at ‘key areas’.