An Afternoon With Radioactivity

Jul 15, 2011
MacNeill Lecture Theatre, Hamilton Building, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin

To celebrate the Tercentenary of the School of Chemistry of Trinity College Dublin, and the 100th anniversary of the award of the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie, the School invites you to attend an open lecture series “An Afternoon with Radioactivity”, which will include an address by Professor Hélène Langevin-Joliot, the grand-daughter of Marie Curie.

2.00 Introduction & Welcome
Professor David Grayson and Dr Bob Baker, School of Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin

2.00 -2.40 “The Discovery of the Radioactive Elements”
Dr Clint Sharrad, The University of Manchester

2.40 -3.20 “Radioactive Elements in Medicine”
Dr Jim Ballinger, Chief Radiopharmaceutical Scientist, Guy's and St Thomas Hospital, London

3.35 -4.15 “Radioactive Ireland”
Dr Ciara McMahon, Director of Environmental Surveillance and Assessment, Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland

4.15-4.55 “Marie Curie: beyond the myth”
Professor Hélène Langevin-Joliot, Paris

This event is free of charge but tickets must be obtained in advance from the School of Chemistry
Contact Ms Jill Galvin 01-8961726, or email:

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