216th Session: Lecture Programme

Title Speaker Date
Personalised medicine: can it be delivered in the NHS?

Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed

David Weathersall Chair of Medicine and NHS Chair of Pharmacogenetics
4th Oct 2017
Lost Cause – consequences of the War on Terror


Professor Paul Rogers

Professor of Peace Studies, University of Bradford
18th Oct 2017
Renewal and Regeneration of Businesses

Jim McColl

Chief Executive Clyde Blowers Capital
1st Nov 2017
The future of the Professions Professor Richard Susskind

President, Society for Computers and Law
15th Nov 2017
Public Intellectuals: what they are and why we need them

Professor Alexander Broadie

Honorary Professorial Research Fellow, School of Humanities, University of Glasgow


29th Nov  2017
Evidence as narrative: the law as new media entertainment
Professor Stella Bruzzi, FBA

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, UCL
13th Dec 2017
Great Ideas of Biology

Paul Nurse FRS

Director of the Francis Crick Institute
10th Jan 2018
What does psychotherapy mean for Scotland today?

Dr Jane Morris

Consultant Psychiatrist, Eden Unit, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen
24th Jan 2018
Managing our water environment: Is it a hopeless cause?

Professor Carolyn Roberts

Professor of the Environment, Gresham College, London
31st Jan 2018
Writing the history of one’s own times

Professor Peter Hennessy

Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary University of London
Independent Cross Bench Peer
14th Feb 2018
Lecture cancelled do to closure of Strathclyde University. 

Rescheduled to April 4th.

Professor Kate Jeffery

Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience, University college, London
28nd Feb 2018
The exploration of Space: the austerity years

Professor John  Barker
Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Glasgow
14th Mar 2017
The Enlightenment under siege – time to fight back

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Will Hutton

Principal, Hertford College, Oxford
28th March 2018
 Illuminating memory: optogenetics and the new science of the mind


Professor Kate Jeffery

Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience, University college, London
4th April 2018