Darwin and Maxwell Lectures 2011

Science for a Summer's Evening

The College of Science and Engineering at the University of Edinburgh is pleased to present a delightful programme of science for a summer's evening. Aubrey Manning, Emeritus Professor of Natural History, will chair two of the College's annual public lectures. The lectures are named in honour of Charles Darwin and James Clerk Maxwell, Edinburgh alumni from another era, whose work is still inspiring research carried out at the University today.

Science for a Summer's Evening
Science for a Summer's EveningMonday 13 June 2011, 5pm - 8pmMichael Swann Building, King's Buildings Campus
This event is free but ticketed.
Location of Michael Swann Building
Draft programme
Programme
5.00 - 6.00 pmCharles Darwin Lecture by Professor Adrian Bird, School of Biological Sciences
6.00 - 6.45 pmInterval with refreshments, music and a display of magic lantern slides from the Ashworth Natural History Collection
6.45 - 7.45 pmJames Clerk Maxwell Lecture by Professor Ron Pethig, School of Engineering
7.45 - 8.15 pmFurther opportunity to view the displays and enjoy the music
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