Denman cup and Buckinghamshire Science Days

The NFWI is proud to announce that this year’s competition will be held in partnership with The National Gallery.  All documents relating to this year’s competition as well as the results and winning entries from last year’s ‘What I heard on the bus’ competition are available to download here My WI | Lady Denman Cup competition (

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE SCIENCE DAYS – Buckinghamshire Federation’s Science & Society sub-committee has organised an Investigation and Discovery Day annually for the past seven years.  Previous speakers have included Dr Kat Arney, Dr Adam Kucharski, Professor Carolin CrawfordDr Mark Spencer, and Giles Yeo.  And talks have ranged from nanotechnology to Saturn and back; catching criminals with plants to the ocean depths; ‘revenge of the microbes’ to the science of tomatoes.  This year, there will be 3 online talks across 3 days:
– 9 March 2pm – Professor Chris Jackson from Imperial College An exploration of volcanoes, both young and old;
– 10 March 7pm – Jane Tubb, Geologist What modern plants can tell us about the amazing world of fossil plants;
– 11 March 2pm – Jo de Montfort, Engineer Renewable Energy How we can contribute to a sustainable future

The cost for these three talks is £12.  Please contact if you would like further details.