The invention of modern science | University of Oxford

The invention of modern science

Speaker
Melvyn Bragg, Sir Paul Nurse, Marcus du Sautoy, Joanna Dunkley
Event date
Event time
17:15
Venue
Sheldonian Theatre
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3AZ
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
None
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

2014 sees the 400th anniversary of the birth of Wadham’s Warden Wilkins (1614-1672), who convened the founders of the Royal Society and created a unique environment for scientific innovation. To celebrate this anniversary, Wadham alumnus Melvyn Bragg will introduce world leading scientists including President of the Royal Society and Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse, mathematician Marcus du Sautoy and astrophysicist Joanna Dunkley at this Sheldonian event.