Lectures

    • Thursday 14 May 2015
    • NO. 5096
    • VOL. 145

    Humanities

    Faculty of Philosophy

    Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture

    Professor Sarah-Jane Leslie, Princeton, will deliver the Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture at 5pm on 9 June in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Law.

    Subject: 'Cultures of genius: why women are underrepresented in certain academic disciplines'

    Medical Sciences

    Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU)

    A new Chief Investigator course will be held 9am–4.30pm on 24 June to provide a thorough grounding and introduction to those planning on becoming a Chief Investigator or recently appointed to this role. The presentations will be given by experienced Chief Investigators, Regulatory Experts and senior members of OCTRU and the Centre for Statistics in Medicine. Free of charge and includes lunch, refreshments and a comprehensive delegate pack including associated reading. Places are limited; more information: octrutrialshub@ndorms.ox.ac.uk.

    Social Sciences

    Department of Education

    Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain (Oxford branch) with the Philosophy, Religion and Education Forum

    Dr Fiona Jenkins, ANU, will lecture at 5pm on 26 May at the Department of Education, 15 Norham Gardens.

    Subject: 'Gendered excellence in the social sciences'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    Oriel

    Thomas Harriot Lecture

    Dr Stephen Clucas, Birkbeck, will deliver the 25th Thomas Harriot Lecture at 5pm on 28 May at Oriel.

    Subject: 'Thomas Harriot in the 21st century: 25 years of the Harriot Lecture'

    St John's

    St John's College Research Centre interdisciplinary seminar in psychoanalysis

    Alessandra Lemma, co-director, Young People Consultation and Therapy Service, Group Analytic Practice for Psychological Therapies, will give a seminar at 8.15pm on 18 May in the Lecture Room of the Research Centre, 45 St Giles'. Open and free of charge to members of the University and to mental health professionals but space is limited; it is helpful (but not essential) to email paul.tod@sjc.ox.ac.uk if you will be attending. Conveners: Louise Braddock, Richard Gipps, Paul Tod

    Subject: 'The fate of the body in virtual space'