What the charity of the Middle Ages has to teach Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg

Paul Vallely CMG FRSA

The charity of the Middle Ages was misleadingly dismissed as haphazard and self-serving after the Reformation.  But the most recent research shows that this was not the case...

2nd March 2021, 7:00pm

Visual Literacy and Dermatology: From Natural History to Art History

Professor Chris Griffiths OBE MD FMedSci

Visual literacy - the ability to construct meaning from visual images - is a cornerstone of art history and of medical practice.  This is particularly prominent in the case of the specialty of dermatology where diagnosis is often dependent on the “power of the glance”...

9th March 2021, 6:30pm

Change your diet: the easiest way to help reduce your climate impact

Professor Sarah Bridle

Sarah has been studying dark matter and dark energy for the last 20 years, but when her children started school she began to think about our own planet in the next 20 years and beyond...

15th March 2021, 6:30pm

The Past, Present and Future of the Manchester Ship Canal

James Cordiner

An Act of Parliament was required to provide for the building of such a great engineering project across so much land.  This lecture will begin with a brief history of the battle against the proposal to construct the Manchester Ship Canal and the efforts made to get the act through parliament...

24th March 2021, 6:30pm