School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Events

Seminar Series - Maternal inheritance - a tale of two genomes
22 November 2018

In this organismal biology and biological and experimental psychology seminar, Mary Herbert, Professor of Reproductive Biology at Newcastle University will deliver a talk on 'Maternal inheritance - a tale of two genomes'.

Inspiring Talks - STEM Women in the Field, with Sarah Harpenslager
26 November 2018

In the second of the SBCS' Inspiring Talks series, Postdoctoral Researcher Sarah Harpenslager will discuss her career path into research and her experience working in the field with an all female team of biologists in some of the harshest environments on the planet.

Seminar Series - Predicting how climate change and habitat loss will interact to drive biodiversity changes
29 November 2018

In this organismal biology and biological and experimental psychology seminar, Dr Tim Newbold, Research Fellow in Genetics, Evolution and Environment at University College London will deliver a talk on 'Predicting how climate change and habitat loss will interact to drive biodiversity changes'.

Seminar Series - New approaches for the synthesis of spirocycles and macrocycles
30 November 2018

In this Chemistry and Biochemistry seminar, Dr William Unsworth of University of York will deliver a talk on 'New approaches for the synthesis of spirocycles and macrocycles'.

Seminar Series - Skeptical of solidarity? Observers' responses to high-status group leaders in social justice effort
6 December 2018

In this organismal biology and biological and experimental psychology seminar, Dr Aarti Iyer of University of Sheffield will deliver a talk on 'Skeptical of Solidarity? Observers' responses to high-status group leaders in social justice effort'.

Seminar series - Disparities in the evolution of multicellularity
13 December 2018

In this organismal biology and biological and experimental psychology seminar, Philip Donoghue, Professor of Palaeobiology at University of Sheffield will deliver a talk on 'Disparities in the evolution of multicellularity'.

Psychology Seminar - 'Gene-environment interplay in psychosis: A polygenic approach'
22 January 2019

In this talk, PhD student Judit Garcia-Gonzalez will present her current research on the interplay between genetic risk for mental disorders and smoking behaviour on psychotic-like experiences.

Psychology Seminar - Life-long behavioural effects of zebrafish embryonic exposure to organic mercury
5 February 2019

In this Psychology talk, Dr Lilah Glazer will show how low-level developmental exposure to the widespread environmental contaminant methylmercury causes behavioural impairments in zebrafish that can be measured throughout their lives.