BUEI Talks Presents:
At the Sharp End of Lightning by Nick Bates
Internationally-renowned scientist, Dr. Nicholas R. Bates, will be launching his first science-fiction novel drawing upon the wonders of Bermuda and its surrounding seas. Come out for a behind the scenes talk with Dr. Bates on this fascinating novel that has received outstanding reviews from some of the toughest book critics around the world.
NR Bates was born in London, grew up in Wales, and lived in Canada and Bermuda. He is an oceanographer and scientist, and has published more than 130 scientific papers on ocean chemistry, climate change and ocean acidification. He is a Senior Scientist at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences and Professor of Ocean Biogeochemistry at the University of Southampton, UK. His novels focus on epic fantasy and magic realism, inspired by his deep love of the ocean and environmental sciences.
Book signing will be from 7-7:30pm. Get a signed copy just in time for Father’s Day!
5:00-6:30pm: Sushi Happy Hour at Harbourfront (specially priced drinks and sushi)
6pm: Harbourfront opens for dinner
7:30pm: Lecture starts, BUEI Auditorium
Members: $20; Non-members: $25.Tickets available by calling 294-0204 or visiting BUEI’s Oceans Gift Shop.
Ticket holders are entitled to 10% off dinner at the Harbourfront (food only) before or after the lecture. Please call 295-4207 for reservations and be sure to mention the lecture. Cannot be combined with any other special offers.