Spring Term 2018

  • Thursday 18 January 2018: Professor Richard Holland, Leicester Medical School, ‘From Homer to Heroin…a public health journey’.
  • Tuesday 23 January 2018: Professor Neil Christie, School of Archaeology and Ancient History, 'Archaeologies of Transformation'
  • Tuesday 6 February 2018: Professor Clive Marsh, Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning, 'God and the Modern University: Religion, Radicalisation and the Future of Human Flourishing'
  • Tuesday 13 February 2018: Professor Carlo Rivolta, Genetics and Genome Biology, ‘Medical genetics in the digital age’.
  • Tuesday 20 February 2018: Professor Gawen Jenkin, Department of Geology, 'Green gold? - How to get metals out of the ground in a 'green' and sustainable way'
  • Monday 26 February 2018: Professor John Maltby, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, ‘The Psychology of Everyday Resilience’.
  • Tuesday 6 March 2018: Professor Suzanne MacLeod, School of Museum Studies, 'Design for Creative Lives (or, why the closure of Launchpad matters)'

Please note that the lecture by Professor Martin Phillips on 'Hearths, Hobbits and Hipsters', scheduled for 13 March, has been postponed.

  • Thursday 15 March, 2018: Professor Bob Norman, Leicester Medical School, In pursuit of teaching excellence in higher education: what does ‘outstanding’ look like?
  • Tuesday 20 March 2018: Professor Hartmut Boesch, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 'Watching the Earth Breathe – Measuring the Greenhouse Gas Exchange from Space'

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