The Millennium Lecture series at BathActivity by Gareth Lamb | added on Jun 10, 2010 | United Kingdom
Sponsor(s): Currently the RSC, Syngenta and the University of Bath
The Millennium lectures are a series of popular science lectures held at the University of Bath. The lectures aim to inspire young scientists from local schools and the undergraduate community, as well as engage the general public and academics in interesting scientific topics.
The Millennium lecture series was founded with the aim of promoting science and bridging the gap between academia and the general public. The lecture series is a free event, and is proud to be working alongside a number of local schools, giving speakers a unique opportunity to inspire and connect with the next generation of young scientists. The lecture series will bring together some of the leading names in a range of scientific disciplines and comprise of approx. 15 talks running from Oct 2010 to Mar 2011.
To date we have a number of confirmed speakers:
Mark Maslin - Human evolution
Steve Martin - Renewable energy and bio fuels
David Nutt - psychiatrist and neuropsychopharmacologist
Alex Murphy - nuclear and particle astrophysicist
James Maclaine - Zoology