Past Talks since Michaelmas 2012

Can Nurture Influence Nature? - Prof. Sir David Baulcombe
09 October 2012
Can Nurture Influence Nature? - Prof. Sir David Baulcombe
Slides for "Can Nurture Influence Nature? - Prof. Sir David Baulcombe"
Molecules of Murder - Dr John Emsley
16 October 2012
Molecules of Murder - Dr John Emsley
The Science of Art - Dr Spike Bucklow
23 October 2012
The Science of Art - Dr Spike Bucklow
Controlling Cell Division - Sir Richard 'Tim' Hunt
30 October 2012
Controlling Cell Division - Sir Richard 'Tim' Hunt
Slides for "Controlling Cell Division - Sir Richard 'Tim' Hunt"
Does Time Exist? - Dr Julian Barbour
13 November 2012
Does Time Exist? - Dr Julian Barbour
Slides for "Does Time Exist? - Dr Julian Barbour"
Plastic Electronics - Prof. Sir Richard Friend
20 November 2012
Plastic Electronics - Prof. Sir Richard Friend
Time to grow up? - Prof. David Nutt
27 November 2012
Time to grow up? - Prof. David Nutt
Slides for "Time to grow up? - Prof. David Nutt"
Energy and Life - Prof. Sir John Ernest Walker
30 April 2013
Incomprehensible Comprehensibility of the Universe - Prof. Rev. Michal Heller
29 January 2013
Incomprehensible Comprehensibility of the Universe - Prof. Rev. Michal Heller
Slides for "Incomprehensible Comprehensibility of the Universe - Prof. Rev. Michal Heller"
Our shared destinies within the planet’s boundaries - Prof. Sir David King
05 February 2013
Our shared destinies within the planet’s boundaries - Prof. Sir David King
Slides for "Our shared destinies within the planet’s boundaries - Prof. Sir David King"
The Unexpected Side of Entropy - Prof. Daan Frenkel
12 February 2013
The Unexpected Side of Entropy - Prof. Daan Frenkel
Ornamentation, Attraction and Sexual Behaviour - Dr Gayle Brewer
19 February 2013
Ornamentation, Attraction and Sexual Behaviour - Dr Gayle Brewer
What’s special about the human brain - Prof. Colin Blakemore
05 March 2013
How curiosity turned into Science? - Dr Philip Ball
12 March 2013
Curing Incurable Cancer — Prof James D Watson
23 April 2013
From Mars to the Multiverse — Lord Martin Rees
15 October 2013
From Mars to the Multiverse — Lord Martin Rees
Super-resolution Microscopy — Dr Eric Rees
22 October 2013
Super-resolution Microscopy — Dr Eric Rees
Are Normal People Sane? — Sir Robin Murray
29 October 2013
Are Normal People Sane? — Sir Robin Murray
Why is Chemistry Difficult? — Dr Jonathan Goodman
06 November 2013
Why is Chemistry Difficult? — Dr Jonathan Goodman
The Headache of Hypoxia — Prof Hugh Montgomery
12 November 2013
The Headache of  Hypoxia — Prof Hugh Montgomery
Life and the Earth: Interlocking Histories — Prof Aubrey Manning
19 November 2013
Life and the Earth: Interlocking Histories — Prof Aubrey Manning
Healing the body with new materials — Prof Molly Stevens
26 November 2013
Subglacial Lake Ellsworth — Prof Martin Siegert
03 December 2013
Subglacial Lake Ellsworth — Prof Martin Siegert
Synthetic Biology: New Technologies and Sustainable Solutions — Dr Jim Haseloff
14 January 2014
Synthetic Biology: New Technologies and Sustainable Solutions — Dr Jim Haseloff
Exploring the History of Mars by Robot: Curiosity's Adventures in Gale Crater — Prof Sanjeev Gupta
21 January 2014
Exploring the History of Mars by Robot: Curiosity's Adventures in Gale Crater — Prof Sanjeev Gupta
Grasses bite back! The role of silicon-based defences in the interactions between plants and herbivores — Prof Sue Hartley
28 January 2014
Grasses bite back! The role of silicon-based defences in the interactions between plants and herbivores — Prof Sue Hartley
Why did it take medicine 3,000 years to become effective? — Dr Allan Chapman
04 February 2014
Why did it take medicine 3,000 years to become effective? — Dr Allan Chapman
Protecting the planet for our children and other species — Peter Davidson
10 February 2014
Protecting the planet for our children and other species — Peter Davidson
The sweet smell of E. coli division — Dr David Summers
18 February 2014
The sweet smell of E. coli division  — Dr David Summers
Neurons Feel the Force — Dr Kristian Franze
25 February 2014
Neurons Feel the Force — Dr Kristian Franze
Stability and Complexity in Financial Ecosystems — Lord Robert May
04 March 2014
Stability and Complexity in Financial Ecosystems — Lord Robert May
Quantum Games with Spins Alight — Dr Mete Atatüre
11 March 2014
Quantum Games with Spins Alight — Dr Mete Atatüre
Captured Thoughts: The Collaborations of an Artist and a Scientist — Prof Nicky Clayton & Clive Wilkins
14 March 2014
Captured Thoughts: The Collaborations of an Artist and a Scientist — Prof Nicky Clayton & Clive Wilkins
Lunchtime Talks — Lent 2014
Lunchtime Talks — Lent 2014
How to Win a Nobel Prize: The Secret of Cell Division — Sir Tim Hunt
14 October 2014
How to Win a Nobel Prize: The Secret of Cell Division — Sir Tim Hunt
The Science of Invisibility — Sir John Pendry
16 October 2014
Building Brains — Prof Steve Furber
21 October 2014
Building Brains — Prof Steve Furber
Tomorrow's Catalysts: Actual and Desired — Sir John Meurig Thomas — CANCELLED!
28 October 2014
Generating the Fuel of Life — Sir John Walker
04 November 2014
The Scientific Challenges for Fusion Power — Prof Steve Cowley
10 November 2014
Working for a Healthier Tomorrow — Dame Carol Black
18 November 2014
Reducing Genetic Abnormalities in Embryos — Lord Robert Winston
25 November 2014
Stem Cells — Prof Austin Smith
02 December 2014
Copper with Light – the Prospects for Photonic-Enabled-Electronics — Prof Ian White
20 January 2015
UK Government Policy onScience and Technology Post-2015 — Andrew Miller
22 January 2015
Protein folding, misfolding, disease and cancer — Sir Alan Fersht
27 January 2015
The antibody revolution; new pharmaceuticals for a new age — Sir Greg Winter
03 February 2015
Computation, Technology and the New Era of STEM — Conrad Wolfram
10 February 2015
Towards the Evolutionary Genesis Engine — Prof Lee Cronin
17 February 2015
Defects in materials and how to describe them — Sir John Ball
24 February 2015
Grand challenges facing scientists and Nature — Dr Philip Campbell
03 March 2015
Prostacyclin and nitric oxide in vascular biology — Sir Salvador Moncada
10 March 2015

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