On you, inside you: the amazing and horrible world of parasites

Professor Sheena Cruickshank

Find out how parasites are so successful and how new scientific methods that help us visualise parasites are helping us unlock even more of their secrets.


19th March 2019, 7:00pm

Section AGMs


This year, the four Annual Section Meetings (the 4 sections being Arts, Science & Technology, Social Philosophy and Young People) will be held sequentially over a one-hour period, lasting a maximum of 15 minutes each, starting at 5.30 p.m. on 28th March.

28th March 2019, 5:30pm

Ness of Brodgar – the heart of neolithic Orkney

Nick Card

Off the northernmost tip of Scotland lie the Orkney Islands; it is said that if you scratch its surface Orkney bleeds archaeology. This is nowhere truer than in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site that is renowned for some of the most iconic prehistoric monuments of Atlantic Europe.

28th March 2019, 7:00pm

Peterloo - Two part event

A Commemoration In Words And Song and Witnesses To A Massacre


A Commemoration In Words And Song: Geoff Higginbottom and The Free Radicals

1st May 2019, 7:00pm

The two cultures revisited: reframing the post-truth society - Members Only

Professor Ottoline Leyser

In 1959 CP Snow delivered the Rede Lecture outlining his concerns about the divide between the sciences and the humanities.  His narrative and proposed solutions have parallels with today’s debates about the wider place of science in society.

8th May 2019, 3:00pm