The House of Sir Isaac Newton | University of Oxford

The House of Sir Isaac Newton

Speaker
Dame Helen Ghosh DCB
Event date
Event time
19:00
Venue
St Hugh's College
St Margaret's Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 6LE
Venue details

Mordan Hall

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

Helen Ghosh will talk about the challenge of bringing to life, at Woolsthorpe Manor, Newton’s childhood home, the importance of the work he did there in 1666, his “Annus Mirabilis.”

Dame Helen Ghosh DCB is Director General of the National Trust. She was formerly a senior civil servant and, until November 2012, was Permanent Secretary at the Home Office having moved from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) at the end of 2010.

At the time of her appointment to Defra, she was the only female permanent secretary to head a major department of the British Government.