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The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society

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Talks // Coming up // Cafe Sci // The Story of Lithium
20 September

Cafe Sci // The Story of Lithium

Join us for an evening with with Jeremy Wrathall, CEO - Cornish Lithium Ltd, and find out more about its growing importance.
Jeremy will be discussing the following:
1. What is lithium and what makes it so important to the electric car and battery storage revolution?
2. A brief update on electric cars and battery storage. Why is this revolution happening so fast? What other materials are needed to sustain the battery revolution?
3. Where and how is lithium currently extracted? What new extraction technologies are on the horizon? What is the environmental impact of lithium extraction using current methods?
4. Lithium in Cornwall - the history and the geology. How modern extraction methods make a lithium industry in Cornwall possible.
5. Cornish Lithium - The story so far.


Katharine Lowrie: Running South America

The story of two everyday runners, Katharine and David, who decided to take on a continent and learn how to run again...

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Christmas Market

The place to come for original and handmade Christmas gifts; the Poly's Christmas Market returns with an ever-diverse...

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Victoria & Abdul

Judi Dench and Ali Fazal stars in the unlikely true story of the friendship between Queen Victoria and a young Indian...

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