Lectures

    • Thursday 11 June 2015
    • NO. 5100
    • VOL. 145

    Oxford University/Oxford Martin School/Oxford Institute of Population Ageing/Venturefest Oxford

    Foresight Review panel discussion

    Generations working together

    The following panel discussion will be held from 6pm to 9pm on 16 June in the Andrew Wiles Building. Professor Andrew Hamilton will give the introductory address. Panelists: Will Hutton; Mark Evans, Adaptix, NED, Mirada and Cydar; Dr John Boyle, Oxford Computer Consultants and the Oxford Trust; Steve Burgess, the Oxford Trust; and Marie Brankin, Oxford Executive Coaching, Activate Learning and icap. Registration required: emilie.servas@ageing.ox.ac.uk. Chair: Professor Sarah Harper

    Subject: 'Working together across the generational divide to make business work. A view from three generations'

    Humanities

    European Humanities Research Centre

    A roundtable will be held at 11am on 13 June in Room 2, Taylor Institution. Speakers: Isabela Figueiredo, Portuguese author; Anna M Klobucka, Dartmouth; Viktor Mendes, Dartmouth; Raquel Ribeiro, Edinburgh; and Phillip Rothwell.

    Subject: 'Translating European empires'

    Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences/Medical Sciences

    Bapsybanoo Marchioness of Winchester and Dasturzada Dr Jal Pavry Memorial Lectures

    The following events will be held on 29 June in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's. To register: diversity@mpls.ox.ac.uk. More information: www.mpls.ox.ac.uk/upcoming-events.

    Professor Ottoline Leyser, Cambridge

    11am: 'Thinking like a vegetable: how plants decide what to do'

    Professor Dame Kay E Davies, Professor Ottoline Leyser, Cambridge, Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan, Cambridge, and Professor Dame Carol Robinson. Moderator: Professor Jane Langdale

    1pm: 'Pathways to success in science'

    Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan, Cambridge

    2.15pm: 'Lessons for human tuberculosis and its treatment from the zebrafish'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Ashmolean Museum

    Centre for the Study of Collecting

    Peter Harris, art consultant, will give a public lecture at 5pm on 17 June in the Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum, to be followed by a reception. Booking for members of the public: www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford or Oxford 305305; for members of the University: christina.anderson@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'From behind closed doors: unlocking the world of corporate collecting'