Lunchtime exhibition talks: From the War of Nature
|Dates:||16 May 2014|
|Times:||13:00 - 14:00|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
Join us for a series of talks, lead by Scientists from Manchester University, that explore the recent scientific discoveries and relationships between living things, exploring the place of war in nature and the idea of a ‘struggle for existence’.
Fri 16, 23, 30 May & 6 June 1-2pm, Kanaris Theatre
Friday 16th May, 1-2pm: Dr Sheena Cruickshank will be investigating the hygiene hypothesis and whether there is a link between parasites and allergies.
Friday 23th May, 1-2pm: Marco Smolla will look into the world of social insects and the value of co-operation
Friday 30th May, 1-2pm: Dr Jenny Rowntree shares her interest in parasitic plants and how they affect their environment
Friday 6th June, 1-2pm: Dr Andrew Dean delves under the surface of the pond to look at predation and conflict at a microscopic level
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