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SCR Lectures

SCR Lectures

Our aim is to provide topical, research based lectures which are accessible to staff and students from a wide range of disciplines. Suggestions for speakers for the lecture series are welcomed. If you, or a visiting colleague, wish to be involved in our lecture series, please email the SCR President.

Find out details about our most recent or upcoming public lectures below.

Past Lectures

For posterity, our past lectures are listed below.

28 October 2019: “Uncovering the early medieval archaeology of Lindisfarne”, presented by Dr David Petts

7th March 2019: “Being a Political Woman: Change, Challenge and Choice”, presented by Maura McKeon

25th February 2019: “Word Sharing Event: Behind the crime scene, the importance of research in crime fiction”, presented by Mari Hannah

22 February 2018: “Chemistry between the sheets: At life’s origin”, presented by Professor Chris Greenwell, Durham University.

27 April 2017: “Electricity and Life”, presented by Professor Stuart Wilson, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University.

9 December 2015: “Robert Hooke – a rough but brilliant diamond”, presented by Prof. Sir Arnold Wolfendale FRS, Department of Physics, Durham University, 14th Astronomer Royal.

18 November 2015: “The Big Issue: a hand up and not a hand out”, presented by the CEO of The Big Issue, Stephen Robertson.