University Gazette, 11 June 2009: Lectures
Michael Davys Professor of Neuroscience
PROFESSOR JONATHAN FLINT will deliver his Inaugural
Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 18 June, in the Lecture
Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'The genetic basis of depression.'
Cherwell–Simon Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR SIR MICHAEL BERRY, University of Bristol, will deliver the Cherwell–Simon Memorial Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 12 June, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'Exuberant interference.'
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences
Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR JOHN BEDDINGTON, Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Office for Science, will deliver the Lubbock Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 18 June, in Lecture Rooms 1 and 2, Thom Building, Department of Engineering Science. Those wishing to attend are asked to e-mail email@example.com.
Subject: 'Science, engineering and technological challenges for the twenty-first century.'
Oxford Developmental Biology Seminar
Two presentations will be made at the seminar to be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 9 July, in the Seminar Room, the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine. The Oxford Developmental Biology Seminar is supported by the J.W. Jenkinson Memorial Fund.
Convener: Professor Andrew Wilkie.
MOHAMMAD HAJIHOSSEINI, East Anglia: 'FGF signalling in embryonic and adult neurogenesis.'
DAVID WILKINSON, Division of Developmental Neurobiology, NIMR: 'Regulation of cell sorting and neuronal differentiation.'
Graduate Students' Colloquia
DAVID FANNING, Manchester, will give the last of this term's colloquia at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 June, in the Denis Arnold Hall, the Music Faculty.
Subject: 'Carl Nielsen and theories of symphonism.'
Forum for European Philosophy (amended notice)
DR ANITA AVRAMIDES will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 June, in the Philosophy Faculty Centre. Registration is not required. Enquiries may be directed to Dr Roxana Baiasu (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org), or to the Forum Coordinator, Dr Juliana Cardinale (e-mail: email@example.com). The Forum's Web site is at www.philosophy-forum.org.
Note: this lecture was formerly advertised as taking place on Tuesday, 9 June.
Conveners: Dr Roxana Baiasu and Dr Pamela Sue Anderson.
Subject: 'How to think about the mind: Thomas Nagel and The View from Nowhere.'
Oxford Institute of Ageing
Ageing in Latin America—developing the research agenda
The Oxford Institute of Ageing will hold a two-day conference on all aspects of ageing in Latin America, on 2 and 3 July, in the Manor Road Building. The institute hopes that the conference will attract scholars, policy-makers, and others interested in ageing in Latin American. The conference will take a multidisciplinary approach.
For more information and registration, see www.ageing.ox.ac.uk/events/conferences-workshops or telephone Oxford (2)86193. Registration is open until 15 June.
Festival of Architecture
RICK MATHER will lecture at 6 p.m. on Friday, 12 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the Taylor Institution Library. The lecture is open to the public, and admission is free. Further information may be found at www.ashmolean.org.
Subject: 'Transforming the Ashmolean.'
Keble Lectures for Archaeology
PROFESSOR MIKE PARKER PEARSON, University of Sheffield, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 June, in the O'Reilly Lecture Theatre, Keble College.
Subject: 'Stonehenge new discoveries.'
St John's College
Robert Penson Lecture
PROFESSOR TIMOTHY MOWL, Professor of the History of Architecture and Designed Landscapes, University of Bristol, will deliver the Robert Penson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 June, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College. Enquiries may be directed to Mrs Ruth Toureau (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: 'Catholic symbolism, Pan worship, and the true origin of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein—eccentrics and the English landscape.'
Oxford Asian Textile Group
MICHAEL HITCHCOCK will lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 24 June, in the Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road. Admission for visitors costs £2.
Subject: 'North Vietnamese embroidery: exploring a partnership project with London, Limerick, and Hai Duong.'