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Adventures in Metastable Materials

Chemistry can trap molecules in unexpected states, giving them fascinating properties. In the science group series on Thursday May 26th at 7.30 pm, Professor Chik Wilson of the University of Bath will explain some of the principles and practical applications of achieving such states.

A Celebration of Women in Astronomy

On Thursday 28 April 2016 at 7 .30 pm, Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell FRS of the University of Oxford, herself celebrated for her discovery of pulsars, will speak at a joint meeting of the Science and Herschel Astronomy groups on “A Celebration of Women in Astronomy”.

The Philosophy Compendium

The new Philosophy Compendium brings to life the richness of past philosophical talks and lectures at BRLSI and endeavours to provide food for thought on many of the intellectual topics of our time.

Aristotle World Congress 2016

The World Congress “Aristotle 2400 Years” which is to be held at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in ancient Stageira between 23-28 May 2016.


We are currently seeking a Volunteer Co-ordinator, 20 hours to cover Mon - Fri, with flexibility to work Saturdays.



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Chichén Itzá and the BRLSI

Adela C. Breton (daughter of BRLSI founding member William Breton), followed her father's passion for exploration, athough she took her tour on horseback in Mexico. Along with her guide Pablo she collected archaeological material throughout Mexico and produced important academic work at the Mayan site of Chichén Itzá in the state Yucatan, Mexico. She donated some of her finds to the collections.

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