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"Big, Little & All"

Guest Speaker

Thursday, 29th October 2015 (19:45 - 22:00)

Venue: Meeting Room, Swinton Bottom Club (Formerly Swinton WMC)

The role of large scale facilities in understanding the Universe.

Speaker: Prof. Roger Eccleston


Roger Eccleston is Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Arts Computing, Engineering and Science at Sheffield Hallam University.  He was formerly Dean of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University and Director of Technology the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).  The STFC Technology Unit provided engineering and technology development and support to major science projects including the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, large scale neutron and photon research facilities and ground and space-based astronomy projects.  Roger Eccleston was Director of the Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI) and Professor of Materials Physics at Sheffield Hallam University from 2004 to 2007.


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