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A celebration of the scientific career of Prof Gareth Leng

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Gareth retired in 2021 after 46 years in science, with 27 of those spent at the University of Edinburgh. Drinking, eating, love, sex – Gareth has unwoven the rainbow around all these targets of human (and other animal’s) attention, but always in a collaborative, insightful and scholarly way. This celebratory Festschrift will mark his long and fruitful career as an academic and researcher in neuroendocrinology – but not by means of a hagiographic meander, studded with ‘in-jokes’, through his scientific and (anti-)social exploits. On the contrary, this event is forward-looking; highlighting new developments, unsolved puzzles, oddities and controversies in this broad field of research. Join us at this event for another (we daren’t say final) opportunity to experience how Gareth, and the people he has worked with, has had an impact on our understanding of the unconscious neuronal and hormonal influences on the behaviours that help make us human.

This Festschrift will take place on 11-12th August 2022 at the historic St Cecilia’s Hall in Edinburgh.

Contacts: Mike Ludwig (mike.ludwig@ed.ac.uk) or John Menzies (john.menzies@ed.ac.uk)

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The British Society for Neuroendocrinology and the University of Edinburgh’s Deanery of Biomedical Sciences have generously sponsored this event.

 

 

 

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A celebration of the scientific career of Prof Gareth Leng

This Festschrift will take now take place on 11-12th August 2022 at the historic St Cecilia’s Hall in Edinburgh.

St Cecilia Hall, 50 Niddry Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LG