LECTURE PROGRAMME 2019 - 2020


ALL LECTURES HAVE YET TO BE CONFIRMED, BUT THIS IS OUR BEST GUESS TO DATE; dates are unlikely to change.  

2019

11 September: Plastics, Dr Ron Bennett

16 October: The Surface of Mars: The Geological History of the Red Planet, Dr Joel Davis, Natural History Museum,  preceded by the Annual General Meeting

30 October: From Gout to Mad Cow Disease - My Bioscience Life in Medicine, Dr David Perrett, Queen Mary University of London

13 November: Human Longevity, David Goldhill (Inspired by his book 'How to live to be 100')

11 December: Satellites (exact title to be confirmed), Spyros Grammenos, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd

2020

15 January: Ants, Ant Intelligence, and Ant-hills in the Royal Parks, Dr Tim King, Wolfson College Oxford

12 February: The Carbide Age: Superlative Tool Materials for the 21st Century, Bryan Roebuck, Senior NPL Fellow

18 March: The Blockchain and Bitcoin, Dr Keith Bear, Centre for Alternative Finance

15 April: Pathology - exact title to be confirmed, Professor Atholl Johnston

20 May: Comparing Pathways to Domestication, Agriculture, and Civilisation across Asia and Africa, Professor Dorian Fuller UCL