Presented by: 
Dr. Colin Kennard
Date: 
Tue 10 Mar, 6:00 pm
Venue: 
Parnell Building, room 222, UQ

Colin Kennard is a retired Associate Professor of Chemistry from the University of Queensland (1964-1999), and is a crystallographer. As a result of a 2008 BBC TV series reflecting on the achievements of Napoleon in Europe, he decided to review Napoleon's contribution to the development of science during his reign.
The talk is made up of the following:

  • Society of Arcueil,
  • Napoleon's influence on Science,
  • Mathematics,
  • Physics,
  • Chemistry,
  • Geology,
  • Anthropology,
  • Biology,
  • Exploration,
  • Applied Science,
  • Metric System and Conclusions