Monday, 12 March 2018
16:30 - 17:30
University Of Bath
In his talk Dr. Christopher Chuck will lay out the need for alternative sources of edible oils such as palm oil, and delve further into the many traits that micro-organisms need to be able to provide a sustainable alternative. Chris will conclude on what the latest developments in industry are and how close we are to a fully renewable alternative.
Dr Christopher Chuck attended the University of York obtaining an MChem before moving to the University of Bath to complete his PhD. Chris was awarded a Whorrod Research Fellowship in 2011, to work on the interface between Biology, Chemistry and Engineering. Chris is currently a Reader in Chemical Engineering and in his research he works toward producing a microbial biorefinery that remediates environmental wastes while producing biofuels and bioproducts.
How much do the tickets cost?
The tickets are free of charge, but we do have an option for you to give a donation towards the organisation of the festival. The Bath Taps into Scinece Festival is run by the University of Bath, but is funded through sponsorship and donations, all money raised form your donations will suport the festival in 2019. You do not have to give a donation, it is completely optional.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
No, but the talk is not suitable for young children.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is avaible at the University of Bath, which is free after 5pm, otherwise there are pay and display spaces avaible. For more details see the University of Bath parking webpages.
Buses run regualrly to the University of Bath from the centre of Bath. All the details of how to get to the University are on the University travel infromation webpages
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Ideally you will bring a printed ticket or use the Eventbrite app so we can check you in. If you don't have either on the day don't worry we can check you in manually using your name.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, you can update your information on the eventbrite page up unitl the event.
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Yes that is not a problem.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can email us at bookings@bathtapsintoscience or call 01225 385418.
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