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The Romanes Lecture - Lord Rees
The Romanes Lecture is the annual public lecture of the University. A most distinguished public figure from the arts, science or literature is invited by special invitation of the Vice-Chancellor. The lecture was created in 1891, following an offer by George John Romanes of Christ Church to fund an annual lecture, and the first lecture was given in 1892 by William Gladstone.
Professor the Lord Rees of Ludlow OM FRS delivered his lecture on November 2, 2011.
Interview with Lord Rees (2 min)
Lord Rees gives a brief overview of his lecture, delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre on November 2, 2011
Download a transcript of the lecture - Romanes Lecture - The Limits of Science - Lord Rees (156 kb)