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 setting up a Widnes SciBar blog.
7:30 pm, Wednesday 8th July 2015 at the Hillcrest Hotel, Widnes.
50 years of Laponite at Widnes
Neil Grant - Laponite Development Chemist
Laponite recently celebrated 50 years since Barbara Neumann first advertised the availability of the synthetic clay. The talk will show how the site of Widnes has changed over the years and how Laponite has grown into a key raw material used in many applications.