RSC Kilcoyne Christmas Lectures: The Chemistry of Celebrations

The RSC Newcastle upon Tyne & North East Coast Local Section and Newcastle University STEM Outreach presents:

The 10th Annual Kilcoyne Christmas Lecture for a Public Audience

The Chemistry of Celebrations

A lecture-demonstration focused on the chemistry underlying some of our key celebratory events.

The lecture will be given by Saskia O'Sullivan (Educational Outreach Officer) and Louise Hutchinson (Senior Technician at the Chemistry Teaching Laboratory) from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Oxford.

There will also be some Newcastle University Street Scientists in attendance in and around the venue for the hour (1700-1800) before this evening Public Lecture to entertain and amaze the audience with their science busking activities!

This lecture is suitable for audiences of any age. Please be aware there may be bright flashes and/or loud bangs during any of the demonstrations.

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18:00 - 19:00


Newcastle University


All ages