The Presidential Lecture – RARE EARTH MAGNETS, HYDROGEN & SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES

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Speaker: Professor Rex Harris FREng., FIMMM, FInstP View Flyer
Biography: University of Birmingham
Date: Thursday, 18th September 2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Venue: Studio Theatre
Description: Rare earth magnets are essential in machines such as zero-carbon energy generators and ultra-efficient electric motors in vehicles. Hydrogen is a vital processing agent in their production and recycling and is thus an essential partner in the drive to a low to zero carbon society. Hydrogen is also a means of off-peak energy storage.

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A RADICAL VIEW OF OXIDATIVE STRESS

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Speaker: Professor Sahar Al-Malaika
Biography: Aston University
Date: 15/05/13
Time: 20:00
Venue: Studio
Description: Stress plays a major role in our lives. It affects us and the materials world around us. Though the oxygen balance in our atmosphere supported the development of primordial life on earth, the radical nature of oxygen has a darker side which is detrimental both to us and to polymers.

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