Marie Curie and Aspects of the History of Radiochemistry


Chemistry Centre, Burlington House, London
Friday 18 March 2011

Programme

10.00Coffee and registration
10.45 Opening of Conference (Richard Pike, Chief Executive, RSC)
11.00Keynote Lecture: Marie Curie, her Life and Work
Dr Serge Plattard, Science and Technology Counsellor, French Embassy
12.00Early use of radionuclides in medicine
Prof Alan Dronsfield, University of Derby
14.00Rutherford, Radioactivity and the Atom
Dr Jeff Hughes, Manchester University 
14.35Rutherford to Nuclear Power
Dr Peter Iredale, ex-Director of Harwell 
15.50Radiochemistry at Harwell from 1946 and its contribution to nuclear power
Dr John Wilkins, Former Head of Site, Harwell
16.25Curium and the trans-actinides
Dr Clint Sharrad, CRR, Manchester University
17.00Summary and close of meeting



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Keynote Lecture: Marie Curie, her Life and Work
Dr Serge Plattard, Science and Technology Counsellor, French Embassy
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Early use of radionuclides in medicine
Prof. Alan Dronsfield, University of Derby
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Radiochemistry at Harwell from 1946 and its contribution to nuclear power
Dr John Wilkins, Former Head of Site, Harwell
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Curium and the trans-actinides
Dr Clint Sharrad, CRR, Manchester University
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