Professor Hans Suschitzky Memorial Public Lecture

Wednesday 4 December 2013 7.00pm - Wednesday 4 December 2013 8.00pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre, Chapman 3, University of Salford, the Crescent, Salford M5 4WT.
Event Type: Science; Public Lectures
Dr Steve Rossington

'Everything about me'

Presented by Dr. Steven Rossington (University of Salford)

‘Everything about me’ will showcase the science of the human body by highlighting through a series of spectacular chemistry demonstrations the biological and chemical importance of the elements constituting the human body.

Dr Rossington is a lecturer in biochemistry and chemistry at the University of Salford. He has previously worked at Manchester and Liverpool Universities and demonstrates to over 50 schools per year.

Professor Hans Suschitzky was a major force in heterocyclic chemistry from the 1960s until his death at the age of 96 in March 2012. He worked mainly on nitrogen and sulphur heterocycles. He held a personal chair at the University of Salford from 1967 until 1972 when he became the head of organic chemistry, until his retirement in 1981. He then was appointed as an Emeritus Professor, a post he held until his death.

All members of the public are invited to the presentation which is suitable for anyone of any age, with or without any scientific knowledge.

Entrance to the lecture is free but to ensure we do not exceed the capacity of the theatre please register your attendance with Dr Tom Paterson at or phone 01204 883874 for a ticket.

The lecture is presented by the Manchester and District Local Section RSC Education Sub-Committee.

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