Reading Science Week

Synergism In Botanical Medicine & In Music

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Wed 15 Mar, 19:30


Performance piece and lecture for Reading Science Week - brought to you by the Reading Branch of the British Science Association.

Scientists and musicians Dr John Wilkinson and Kesia Trench in this lecture and concert will talk about how synergism (where an outcome is greater than the sum of the parts) in the natural world, in botanical medicines and in music are inspiring scientists to the develop new classes of modern medicines that combine knowledge from traditional medicine systems with 21st century sciences, such as ecology, pharmacology and chemistry.

There will also be a question and answer session around the scientific aspects of herbal medicines, supplements and traditional knowledge.

For full event information please visit the Reading Science Week website.

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South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: Box Office: 0118 960 6060; Administration: 0118 937 3456

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