College of Science & Engineering

Inaugural lectures

Information on upcoming inaugural lectures in the College of Science and Engineering.

These public lectures are given by newly appointed holders of research Chairs.

The lecturer describes the significance of his or her research and its implications for the wider discipline. They also outline their future research directions.

Inaugural lectures are designed to be accessible to interested members of the public.

2019/20 Inaugural lecture schedule
Date Name School Venue Title
6 May 2021, 5.15pm Professor Sotirios Tsaftaris School of Engineering tbc tbc
tbc - postponed Professor Scott Cockroft School of Chemistry Lecture Theatre 250, Joseph Black Building, The King's Buildings Biologically inspired: molecular recognition and machines.
tbc - postponed Professor Robert Henderson School of Engineering tbc tbc
tbc - postponed Professor Sarah Reece School of Biological Sciences tbc The private life of parasites: Sophisticated strategies for survival & reproduction
tbc - postponed Professor Andrew Goryachev School of Biological Sciences tbc tbc
tbc - postponed Professor Val Wilson School of Biological Sciences Lecture Theatre A, James Clerk Maxwell Building, The King's Buildings Heads or tails: how does the embryo build its body axis?
tbc - postponed Professor Pankaj Pankaj School of Engineering tbc tbc
tbc - postponed Professor Tom Bruce School of Engineering