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A meeting of the History of Physics Group of the IOP in conjunction with the Manchester Branch of the IOP.

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09:00 – 22:00 19 Oct 2013
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Pear Lecture Theatre
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL

Saturday October 19th 2013

09:30 – 10:30  Registration and coffee

10:30 – 12:30  Manchester physics heritage activities (tour plus videos, etc.)

12:30 – 13:20  Lunch

13:30 – 14:30  Dr Neil Todd, University of Manchester:
“Bohr and Moseley in Manchester from a Manchester perspective”.

14:30 – 15:30  Dr Finn Asserud, Niels Bohr Archive, Copenhagen:
“At home while away: The private background of Bohr’s scientific creativity, 1910-1913”.

15:30 – 16:00  Tea

16:00 – 17:00  Professor Emeritus John Heilbron, University of California, Berkeley:
“Bohr and Moseley: A Fleeting Collaboration”.

18:00 – 19:00  Reception

19:00 – 22:00  Dinner in Hulme Hall, where Bohr famously stayed in 1912.

Delegates should assemble in the Coupland I Building on Coupland Street.

Registration will be in the Student Common Room.

The main meeting will be held in the Pear Lecture Theatre.

Attendance at the meeting is free but registration is required. The reception and dinner are optional. The cost for these will be around £55. Payment details to be arranged later.

Please book direct by emailing Peter Rowlands, and stating whether or not you wish to attend the reception and dinner.

P.Rowlands@liverpool.ac.uk

Confirmation will be sent by email. If the booking is made between 21 and 28 September, the confirmation will be sent on 29 September.

Accommodation at the Manchester Business School will be available for around £40 per night plus VAT.

There is plenty of room. Contact MBS reception services for all hotel room bookings. Reception services, tel: +44 (0) 161 306 1320, email: reception@mbs.ac.uk

Download the full programme (PDF, 180 KB)

Event type: Meeting
Organised by: IOP History of Physics Group in conjunction with the IOP Manchester and District Branch
Contact details: Dr Peter Rowlands
P.Rowlands@liverpool.ac.uk

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Pear Lecture Theatre
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
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09:00 – 22:00 19 Oct 2013

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