This talk will delve into the various stages of development of the University’s estate, from its inception as England's first civic university to its current position as the largest single-site university in the UK.
It is impossible to understand 19h Century England without an appreciation of the Victorian attitude to death. This lecture will look at the major provincial and London-based cemeteries of the early-Victorian period to uncover the architecture, landscaping, statuary and momumental art of the great necropoles and what these reveal about beliefs and attitudes of the time.
The special features of hadron therapy show great promise for its use in effective tumour treatment. In this lecture, Manjit Dosanjh will talk about hadron therapy and the development of biomedical technologies for the treatment of cancer.
In this lecture, Professor John Fielding will describe the improved techonolgy and novel aircraft/engine configurations that Cranfield University have been investigating as a means of alleviating pollution from aircrafts, such as air and noise pollution.
In this lecture Michael Wood will use images and film to look at one of the most exciting and formative periods in British history—the Viking Age—when three generations of the family of Alfred the Great created the early English state.