The Tiny Spacecraft Revolution

Professor Craig Underwood

The University of Surrey and its spin-out company, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. are world leaders in the design, construction and operation of “micro-satellites”...

27th September 2021, 6:30pm

From Sickle Cell to Seacole - In Conversation with Professor Dame Elizabeth Anionwu

Professor Dame Elizabeth Anionwu

The discussion will cover the lives, struggles and achievements of both women.  They grew up over a century apart, but as mixed-race girls they both had to overcome the obstacles and frustrations of white, male-dominated society...

6th October 2021, 6:30pm

Dante’s Journey Through Popular Culture

Emma Marigliano

T. S. Eliot said “Dante and Shakespeare divide the world between them...

14th October 2021, 7:00pm

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