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KPMG LLP, 1 Sovereign Square, Leeds LS1 4DA
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The annual science-in-society event: exploring new concepts and ideas across scientific disciplines

This year's Frontiers of Sciences meeting is taking place in association with the RSB, the Network of Researchers on the Chemical Evolution of Life, the Royal Society of Chemistry, and the Astrobiology Society of Britain.

Speakers and timings

10:30-11:15 Dr Terry Kee, University of Leeds: What Isn't Life?
11:15-12:00 Professor Elias Chatzitheodoridis, National Technical University of Athens: Detecting the signatures of life - state of the art instruments and methods
12:00-12:30 Coffee break
12:30-13:15 Professor Mike Garrett, University of Manchester: Establishing a SETI capability in the UK
13:15-14:00 Dr Kevin Devine, London Metropolitan University: An Astronaut in Structure Space - probing the structure, function and evolution of nucleic acids using synthetic organic chemistry
14:00-15:30 Refreshments and networking


This event is free to attend and advance booking is essential at the link at the top of the page. This event is expected to gain a lot of interest so please register early to avoid disappointment.


For event queries please contact the event organiser Dr Sohan Jheeta at
For website or booking enquiries, please contact Harriet McAra at or on 020 3925 3445.

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