What is life? | University of Oxford

What is life?

Speaker
Sir Paul Nurse, FRS
Event date
Event time
17:00 - 18:30
Venue
Sheldonian Theatre
Broad Street
Oxford
OX1 3AZ
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

In this lecture Sir Paul Nurse will consider some of the fundamental ideas of biology with the aim of identifying principles that define living organisms.

There is a focus on the cell, the simplest unit exhibiting the characteristics of life, but the principles that will be discussed apply to living organisms more generally.