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Other news January 2018

“Council member Tony Burton’s talk to the Greenock Philosophical Society on 26th January 2018. The picture shows him with Greenock’s President Campbell McCall, standing on Tony’s right.” For those who attended the talk by Sir Paul Nurse you can find … Continue reading

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Other news December 2017

We are please to have been able to reschedule the talk by Dr Jane Morris to Wednesday 24th January. This was due to be given on 29th November. Please see  http://royalphil.org/recent_lectures/2017-2018/

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Other news November

Following on from our last lecture on ‘the future of the professions’ by Prof Richard Susskind  the following link may be of interest as if deals with growing the artificial intelligence industry. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/growing-the-artificial-intelligence-industry-in-the-uk   Many of our speakers have interesting … Continue reading

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other news September 2017

http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/2017-the-language-of-life CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2017: The language of life Professor Sophie Scott spoke to the Society in February 2016 and this Christmas she will be talking about one of the fundamentals of human and animal life: the unstoppable urge to communicate, … Continue reading

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other news April 2017

Monica Grady spoke to the Society in February – you can listen to an interview with her here – http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/collision-and-catastrophe-with-professor-monica-grady.html

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other news March 2017

Following her recent lecture to the Society Monica Grady has been busy in the media. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08gx9n0 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08g7ttx

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other news January 2017

Dr J. Ian S. Robertson, who spoke to the Society in 2010 on this topic, has recently had published a much expanded edition of his book – Doctors in Opera: An Irreverent Look at Operatic Medicine. price £14.99, published by … Continue reading

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other news October 2016

Professor Monica Grady is speaking to the society in February – see her here in relation to the end of the Rosetta mission. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-37520420 A copy of the talk given by Stuart A. Harris-Logan, Archives Officer at the Royal Conservatoire … Continue reading

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other news September 2016

The 215th Lecture Series programme is out now and can be downloaded here 215 Lecture Series Sunday 11th September The Science of Laughter – Jimmy Carr And The Science Of Laughter: A Horizon Special. Science contributors in the studio will … Continue reading

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other news June 2016

Prof. Sheila Rowan, who is speaking to the Society on 8th March 2017 talks to Jim Al-Khalili on ‘the Life Scientific’ June 14th 2016. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07h9xdb

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