Café Scientifique with Professor Jonathan Lloyd, as part of the 2013 Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.
As levels of nuclear waste continue to increase, could a humble microbe offer a solution to cleaning up radioactive environments? Join geomicrobiologist Professor Jonathan Lloyd to find out about an organism that has an unusual appetite for Uranium.
Professor Jonathan Lloyd is a Royal Society Research Fellow at the University of Manchester.
Attending this event
Café Scientifique events aim to provide a forum for the debate of scientific ideas. Join scientists and other specialists to explore current issues in science over a drink. Audience participation is strongly encouraged.
This event is free and open for all to attend. Seats are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
The Cafe is located down 9 steps and unfortunately not wheelchair accessible. We have a limited number of bookable seats for people with impaired mobility who are unable to queue. To book in advance, please contact the events team. Further information about accessibility is available.
A podcast of the discussion will be available after the event.
This event is part of a series of Café Scientifique events throughout the week at the Summer Science Exhibition.
Enquiries: Contact the events team