Friends of Catalyst
A friends organisation was formed in 1987 to support Catalyst and now has more than fifty members. Its aims include:
The Museum is continually expanding its activities and needs more support from its Friends to help it achieve this growth.
Please help us to help the Museum by joining the Friends today.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Friends can make a valuable contribution to the practical work of Catalyst by helping in a range of interesting Museum activities.
These currently include:-
There are two categories of membership, category a (membership only) and category b (membership PLUS annual admission to the museum)
Annual subscription rates are currently as follows:
Students (single membership subscription) £14
Organised by ‘Friends of Catalyst’ and Catalyst Science Discovery Centre, Widnes SciBar meets on the second Wednesday of each month (not August) at the Hillcrest Hotel, Widnes. It’s an opportunity to meet in a relaxed setting, be entertained with talks from science professionals and discuss topics with like minded individual.
With the help of David Hornby's we have set up a Widnes SciBar blog.
7:30 pm, Wednesday 14th October 2015 at the Hillcrest Hotel, Widnes.
The life, times and scientific impact of the Nobel Laureate Sir Hans Krebs
Professor David Hornby - University of Sheffield
Sir Hans Krebs was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1953 for his intellectual breakthrough in understanding how energy is derived from the food we eat came. In so doing, he developed the idea of "catalytic" cycling in biochemistry. David's talk will cover Krebs' flight from persecution during the Nazi reign of terror, his career in Cambridge & Sheffield (where he founded the Department of Biochemistry) and finally Oxford