Private Beta

Search for what's on

Showing 22 - 42 of 44 events

Psychosis: Our Default Mental State?

  • Monday 14th March, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*:Psychosis is a mental state where people experience a 'different' world. If, as clinica...

The Neuroscience of Sleep and its Disorders

  • Wednesday 16th March, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: What happens when we sleep. A good night's sleep is anything but quiet: a myriad of p...

How Genetic Adaptation Helped Humans Colonise the Globe

  • Tuesday 22nd March, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*:Modern humans evolved in Africa and successfully colonised the globe only in the last 1...

Aliens in Science Fiction

  • Monday 28th March, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: Science fiction’s most frequent alternative to human is 'alien', another rich imaginat...

Going Viral: An Environmental Activist's Story

  • Tuesday 29th March, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: Dr Nathan Robinson’s video of him removing a plastic drinking straw from a sea turtle’...

Planetary Universe

  • Wednesday 30th March, 2022 – 6pm
  • Museum of London, Barbican

*Watch Online/In person*: Professor Katherine Blundell OBE lecture will discuss how can new worlds be discovered...

Is Dementia Inevitable?

  • Tuesday 5th April, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: What is dementia? Is it inevitable as we live longer that more of us will suffer demen...

Freezing Eggs and Delaying Fertility: Law, Ethics and Society

  • Monday 11th April, 2022 – 1pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: With the development of new vitrification techniques, egg freezing has become a viable...

Social Media and COVID: Fighting Disinformation

  • Monday 11th April, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: Organised disinformation about the Covid-19 crisis has degraded public understanding o...

Integral Transforms

  • Tuesday 12th April, 2022 – 6pm
  • Museum of London, Barbican

*Watch Online/In person*: Integral transforms are the most rarefied of analyses – only used by a subset of engi...

Preventing the Extinction of Tropical Species

  • Wednesday 13th April, 2022 – 1pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*Environmental change in the tropics is driving thousands of species to extinction. The t...

The Surprising Uses of Conic Sections

  • Monday 25th April, 2022 – 1pm
  • Museum of London, Barbican

*Watch Online/In person*: Conic sections – the curves made by slicing through cones at various angles – were stu...

Supply Chains in the Wellbeing Economy

  • Tuesday 26th April, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person. This lecture looks at how the supply chains in a wellbeing economy bring together local...

Oxford's Savilian Professors of Geometry: 400 years on

  • Tuesday 3rd May, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: England’s earliest chair of mathematics was that of Gresham College, founded in 1597, ...

Averting the Insect Apocalypse

  • Wednesday 4th May, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: Recent studies from around the world show insects are disappearing fast. If this conti...

The Future of Life on Earth

  • Monday 9th May, 2022 – 1pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: Although life is probably widespread in the universe, our pale blue dot, Earth, is the...

The Future of Health Globally

  • Wednesday 18th May, 2022 – 6pm
  • Museum of London, Barbican

*Watch Online/In person*: Professor Chris Whitty’s lecture looks at the very optimistic picture of trends in hea...

The Incredible Sine Wave and its Uses

  • Monday 23rd May, 2022 – 1pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: The beautiful sine wave turns out to have a huge number of practical applications, fro...

Natural Prosperity and the Wellbeing Economy

  • Tuesday 24th May, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In person*: What does Natural Prosperity look like? In this lecture we envision a new, more equita...

The Maths of Gyroscopes and Boomerangs

  • Wednesday 25th May, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn

*Watch Online/In Person*: Spinning things are strange. Why does a spinning top stand up? Why doesn't a rolling w...

Operating Systems

  • Tuesday 31st May, 2022 – 6pm
  • Museum of London, Barbican

*Watch Online/In person*: Early computers were either designed to do one thing or, if they were programmable, th...