The Idea of the Brain

Professor Matthew Cobb

The brain is the most complex part of our bodies, and the more we know about it the more we realise what we don’t know.

21st October 2021, 7:00pm

Lessons from Medieval Science, and Science-Theology Today

Professor Tom McLeish FRS

Although governments claim to ‘follow the science’, the activity we call ‘science’ and the community of ‘scien-tists’ can still seem strange and remote to most people...

26th October 2021, 7:00pm

The Best Double Act in Music Looks at Quartets

Wyn Davies and Barry Purves

Join Wyn Davies and Barry Purves for a lively, infor-mal evening of anecdotes, insight and informed trivia, about that beloved musical device, the quartet, with particular reference to Verdi’s magnificent final act quartet in Rigoletto...

2nd November 2021, 7:00pm

Engineering Bubbles for Targeted Drug Delivery

Professor Eleanor Stride

Despite extraordinary advances in the development of new drugs and biotechnology, cancer continues to rep-resent one of the leading causes of death worldwide...

10th November 2021, 7:00pm

The Beginnings of Shakespeare - New Finds and Fresh Thoughts

Professor Michael Wood

What were the social, political and artistic influences that shaped the young William Shakespeare before he moved to London to find fame and fortune in the theatre?

17th November 2021, 7:00pm

A Living Cathedral

Dean Rogers Govender

This year we mark the 600th anniversary of the Collegiate Church and Dean Rogers Govender’s talk will focus on the last century and bring us to the present day...

23rd November 2021, 7:00pm