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The Royal Scottish Society of Arts
Showcasing Scotland's Science, Technology and Innovation

Professor John Zarnecki (left) receiving the Society's medal from Stuart Monro
Professor John Zarnecki (left) receives the the Society's Medal from Stuart Monro following his talk to the Society

184th Session of the Society

Monday 22nd November 2004 - Opening Meeting
Professor Anthony Busuttil
Regius Professor of Forensic Medicine at Edinburgh University.
"Helping the Police with their Enquiries
Has Crime Investigation Improved? - The Medical View"

Monday 6th December 2004
Dr James Stubbs,
Senior Research Scientist - Energy Balance & Obesity Research Division,
Rowett Institute, Aberdeen
"Diet, phenotypes and obesity"

Monday 17th January 2005
Dr Donald Bruce,
"The Ethics of Stem Cell Research"

Monday 21st February 2005
Professor John Zarnecki,
Professor of Space Science at the Open University
Huygens - A first look at Titan

Monday 21st March 2005
Dr Ewan Hyslop, British Geological Survey, Edinburgh
Decay and Repair of Sandstone in the Edinburgh World Heritage Site:
The need for improved decision-making in the selection of stone

Monday 25th April 2005
Syd House,
Conservator for the Perth & Argyll Conservancy of the Forestry Commission
"Conifers and Conservation - Transforming Scotland's Conifer Plantations into Diverse Forests"

Monday 16th May 2005
Dr Roger Musson.
British Geological Survey, Edinburgh
"Monitoring Earthquakes in the UK"

Wednesday 12th October 2005
Professor Wilson Sibbett.
Chair of the Scottish Science Advisory Committee &
Wardlaw Professor of Physics, University of St Andrews
"Lasers, Light and Life"
Please note that this meeting is on a Wednesday and will be held at Our Dynamic Earth.
A short Annual General Meeting of the Society will take place at 7pm.

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