RSC Gold Badge award presentation

3 April 2017 14:00-16:00, Manchester, United Kingdom

This event is by invitation only

As a token of the RSC's esteem for its most loyal members, it has produced a set of special-edition membership pins. Local section members who have been RSC members for 40 or more years are invited to attend a presentation ceremony and lecture at the University of Manchester. Light refreshments will be provided.

Although the event is now fully booked, members may contact the Secretary with a postal address and RSC membership number to receive their badge by post.

Expected order of events
  • 2:00–2:20: Registration and collection of badge in the Roscoe Building foyer
  • 2:20–2:25: Assemble in Lecture Theatre A
  • 2:25–2:30: Welcome address, Dr Frank Mair, Local Section Chairman
  • 2:30–3:00: Lecture: 'Platinum anticancer drugs: the last 50 years, and the future'
  • 3:00–3:10: Question and answer session
  • 3:10–3:20: Group photograph of badge recipients
  • 3:20–4:00: Light refreshments in the Roscoe Building foyer
Arrival by train or tram
The venue is about one mile from Manchester Piccadilly Rail station. The 147 bus departs from stop D on Fairfield Street outside the station. Return travel costs £1.50, but people in possession of a National Bus Pass travel free-of-charge. The closest stop is outside the Kilburn Building on Oxford Road, just south of the Aquatics Centre, and is about 300 yds from the venue. The bus journey takes about 10–15 minutes depending on traffic.
Arrival by car
The Aquatics Centre (Booth Street East) Car Park is closest public parking to the venue, about a five-minute walk. The car park appears as B on the campus map, on the corner of Upper Brook Street and Booth Street East. The postcode for sat nav is M13 9SS. Please be aware of the new traffic restrictions on Oxford Road, which are noted on the enclosed map, and plan your drive accordingly. Holders of Blue Badge disabled parking passes may park in designated disabled bays outside the Chemistry Building, Brunswick Street. During the current building work, Brunswick street is accessible only via Upper Brook Street, through the builders' gated enclosure; they will let Blue Badge holders through. This parking is directly across the road from the Roscoe Building (the venue for the event).

You can download a campus map from the University of Manchester's website:
University of Manchester

Foyer and Lecture Theatre A, University of Manchester, Roscoe Building (53 on campus map), Brunswick Street, Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom

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