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.

2017/18 Inaugural lecture schedule
Date Name School Venue Title
8 May 2019 Professor Stephen Finney School of Engineering Lecture Theatre A, James Clerk Maxwell Building, King's Buildings Power Electronics.  'What is it and why do we need it'
10 September 2019 Professor Dónal O’Carroll School of Biological Sciences tbc tbc
tbc, September Professor Murray Roberts School of GeoSciences Hutton Lecture Theatre, Grant Institute tbc