Dalton Lecture -'The History of sp2 Carbon in England'

Professor Kostya Novoselov

We are honoured to have Professor Kostya Novoselov, one of the scientists behind graphene, address the Lit & Phil for the Dalton lecture. Furthermore, he will be receiving the Dalton Medal for his contributions to science.

26th October 2016, 7:00pm

Early Maps of 'Real' Lancashire and their Makers

Dr Ian Saunders

In this lecture, Dr Ian Saunders will delve into the many fascinations, pleasures and difficulties of map collecting and cartographic research.

1st November 2016, 7:00pm

Medicine for tomorrow: Biomarkers and Biomarker discovery

Professor Tony Freemont

Will we see our future healthcare managed by "super GPs" and "super technicians" thanks to the development of precision medicine? Find out from Professor Tony Freemont in this Young Person's lecture on the future of pathology in medicine.

7th November 2016, 6:00pm

Manchester, Air Power and the Great War

Professor Richard K. Morris

In this lecture, Professor Morris will outline how Manchester played a distinctive role in early aeronautical engineering and look at the key factors that shaped the city’s contribution to the emergence of air power.

14th November 2016, 7:00pm

1866 European Painting in Transition to Modernism

Dr Colin Bailey

In this lecture, Dr Colin Bailey evaluates the historical significance of Olympia and Manet's slightly earlier Dejeuner sur l'Herbe for the future of painting in France during what has been described as "the revolutionary decade that gave the world Impressionism".

22nd November 2016, 7:00pm

Climate Change

Professor Joanna Haigh

In this talk, Joanna Haigh will outline the evidence for climate change, discussing what is well known and what is less certain.

1st December 2016, 7:00pm