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Public Lecture: Uranium, the Bogeyman of the periodic table: a case of Dr Jekyll or Mr Hyde?

Lecture led by Professor Steve Liddle, Manchester University

Date/Time: Tuesday 26 February 2019, 17:30 - 18:45

Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Nuclear: an emotive word. For or against, we already have legacy issues from nuclear power and weapons and there’ll be more in the future. Most nuclear applications use uranium. Professor Liddle will attempt to unpick this complex area and present some facts about uranium and the science that is done with it.


Public lectures at Newcastle University are free and open to all. Our aim is to offer a programme that will inform, stimulate, entertain, and excite debate. 

Many of our speakers are leaders in their field and all have something of special interest to convey. Our lectures cover a wide range of disciplines and frequently include key contemporary issues, particularly those that affect our daily lives.

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