IYPT 2019 Public Lecture: Dundee

8 October 2019, Dundee, United Kingdom

In celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT 2019), the Royal Society of Chemistry is organising a series of talks at science centres, universities and other venues across the UK and Republic of Ireland. Aimed at the public and established chemists alike, the IYPT Lectures will feature some of the most exciting science communicators in the field of chemistry, whose talks will bring the periodic table of elements to lifel

About the lecture

Food Glorious Food winner, Cook Rahila Hussain teams up with University of Wolverhampton Chemist Professor Nazira Karodia to explore  the science behind the nation’s favourite food dish.
The Chemistry of Curry demonstration lecture will take you through a spicy and aromatic trail of the periodic table to find the elements that make us. Nazira will explain the essential ingredients in curry and will explore the molecular reactions and medicinal benefits of spices such as cardamom, cumin, cloves, coriander, cinnamon and pepper. At the same time, Rahila will give a practical demonstration on how to combine the ingredients to produce the flavour of curry dishes as she cooks samples of her signature dishes. 

The Dundee editition, 'Chemistry of curry: A spicy trail through the periodic table' will be given by Professor Nazira Karodia, University of Wolverhampton on 8 October at the Dundee Science Centre.

The talk will start around 18:30. We encourage you to arrive 15 minutes before the advertised start time in order to get a seat.

Attendance at this event is free and does not require registration. Simply come along!
Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre, Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB, United Kingdom

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