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Tuesday, 9 February 2016 - 6:00pm

How can it be possible for teenagers to write smartphone apps that make them multi-millionaires when many commercial and Government IT...

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 6:00pm

What happens when people change their minds? In this lecture, I will offer a historical perspective on changing minds, starting with a...

Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 6:00pm

Groundwater is an important source of drinking water in London and elsewhere, but the legacy of the UK's industrial revolution includes...

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 1:00pm

Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) was one of the greatest mathematicians of all time. Possibly his most famous work was his book on...

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 6:00pm

Where do infectious diseases come from? Some come from animals, but we gave some back (as cattle picked up TB from farmers). Leviticus...

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 6:00pm

Various governments have promoted ‘patient choice’ as part of NHS reforms. Yet few people know how either to make that...

Thursday, 18 February 2016 - 1:00pm

During the last thirty years, the name of Hildegard of Bingen (d. 1179) composer, abbess and naturalist, has been gradually rescued from...

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 1:00pm

This lecture sets the scientific and religious context for Darwin’s theory of evolution, before considering this theory and the...

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 6:00pm

Like Plath, trees were of great importance to Chekhov. Some have described him as the first ecological writer of the twentieth century...

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 6:00pm

The risk of stroke steadily increases with old age, but in relative terms both the risk of having a stroke and disability as a result of...

Monday, 29 February 2016 - 6:00pm

Did Archbishop Whitgift really die on 29th February 1603? Why are there more Friday 13th's now than in the Middle Ages? How did a famous...

Tuesday, 1 March 2016 - 2:30pm

THE LONG FINANCE SPRING CONFERENCE

Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) and Net Present Value (NPV) analyses have long been part of the...

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