Our 218th Lecture Series starts on 2nd October – Before that we have a talk at the Glasgow Science Festival on 12th June when Prof Douglas Paul will be speaking on Nanotechnology in the Kelvin Hall lecture theatre. Further details will be given closer to the event.
You can listen to Radio 3’s Private Passions where Michael Berkeley’s guest is human rights lawyer Philippe Sands. His musical choices include Bach, Mahler, Keith Jarrett, Rachmaninov, kora music from Senegal and Leonard Cohen.
The Astronomical Society of Glasgow would like to invite members of the society to their next public lecture which takes place on Thursday 20th December, when Prof John Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Astronomy and Astrophysics Group, University of Glasgow, will be presenting “Black Holes, Black Magic and Interstellar Travel: How General Relativity Could Help Santa Span the Galaxy“.
The lecture will take place in room RC667 of the Royal College, University of Strathclyde at 7.30 pm (please note this is change from our usual room). The room can be found by entering via the James Weir Building on Montrose Street.
UK Medical Research Council (MRC) Festival of Medical Research by researchers from the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow
Health in the news: Fact or fiction?
Thursday, 14th June 2018 at 6:30pm – Doors open at 6:00pm
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Join in a lively debate on the role of the media in understanding health issues, with a panel of invited guests from the worlds of journalism, academia and public health advocacy.
You will have the opportunity to put your questions to the panel and explore a range of opinions on the impact of health issues and related research as reported by the media.
Confirmed panel members so far include: Clint Witchalls (Health Editor of The Conversation) Helen Puttick (Health Editor of The Times), Dr Shona Hilton (Deputy Director of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit) and Professor Linda Bauld (Professor of Health Policy). The discussion will be moderated by Pennie Taylor, a freelance journalist and broadcaster who specialises in health matters.
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, in the 2017 CHRISTMAS LECTURES on communication.